Underwater wrestling by Andrey Nekrasov (11 images)

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Wrestlers take their fights to a more unusual arena - by trying to defeat their opponents underwater.

Armed with just a mask, fins and a red or yellow swimming cap, the wrestlers must try to tear off their rival's ribbon, which is tied to wrestlers' ankles, and swim to the surface.

The unusual sport - called Aquathlon - sees wrestlers dive through rings under the water to start the combat round.

There are three 30-second rounds in which each wrestler...
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