Ashyrtmaly Aba Gureshi is one of the oldest forms of Turkish wrestling, and one of the first to have special clothing. Ashyrtmaly Aba Gureshi was also used as specialized military training for fighters.
Ashyrtmaly Aba Gureshi involves different holds on the clothing or the body of one’s opponent. There are many different styles that involve legs and throws while holding the belt or jacket. The goal of the game is to throw one’s opponent on his shoulders. Bouts were held to the accompaniment of different traditional instruments, including drums and wind instruments. The wrestlers arrive to the mat in short capes with slots for hands, or in jackets made of sheepskin, which is how the sport got its name – aba is the word for sheepskin.
ASHYRTMALY ABA WRESTLING – National belt wrestling (Republic of Turkiye).
The team consists of 7 people: 6 athletes, and 1 coach.
Athletes aged 18 and over are allowed to participate in competitions. He is allowed to participate in the Aba Wrestling World Championships. World Championships are held among men. Competitions are held among men. 1 athlete is allowed in all weight categories.
Duration: Each set; It’s 10 minutes. (10+10+10)
In their case, the wrestler is defeated.
If the tie is not broken during the wrestling period in the third set, the winner is determined by drawing lots.
Weights: 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 90kg, +90kg.
Ashyrtmaly Aba Wrestling is performed in accordance with the competition instructions of the Turkish Traditional Sports Federation.