Kyrgyzstan and Turkey teams shared the first place at competitions in javelin on horseback (cirit) at the 2nd World Nomad Games in Issyk-Kul region, the press service of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of the KR reported.
According to it, the battle for the "gold" was held today at the racetrack of Cholpon-Ata town. At the end of two halves, the teams of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Turkey scored an equal number of points. The arbitrators have awarded the victory to both teams.
Cirit - a traditional Turkish equestrian sport. Two teams play outdoors. They need to score as many points as possible, by throwing a wooden spear with a blunt end in the opponents.