Wrestling is one of three major "manly" events at Mongolia's annual Naadam Festival. The other two are archery and horse racing. We'll be seeing this in July! www.TheTripStudio.com

Wrestling is one of three major "manly" events at Mongolia's annual Naadam Festival. The other two are archery and horse racing. We'll be seeing this in July! www.TheTripStudio.com

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MONGOLIA STAMP CIRCA 1980: a stamp printed in Mongolia shows Archery, 22nd Summer Olympic Games, Moscow

MONGOLIA STAMP CIRCA 1980: a stamp printed in Mongolia shows Archery, 22nd Summer Olympic Games, Moscow

Bishindee Urantungalag  Mongolia Archery  Olympics

Bishindee Urantungalag Mongolia Archery Olympics

2016-08-08-mens-archery-rio:   Gantugs Jantsan of Mongolia competes during men's individual eliminations in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Sambodromo.

2016-08-08-mens-archery-rio: Gantugs Jantsan of Mongolia competes during men's individual eliminations in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Sambodromo.

Mongolia's Naadam Festival celebrating the "The Manly Sports" of wrestling, horse riding, and archery

Mongolia's Naadam Festival celebrating the "The Manly Sports" of wrestling, horse riding, and archery

'Warrior Queens Are in My Blood': Meet Mongolia's Notorious Female Archers

'Warrior Queens Are in My Blood': Meet Mongolia's Notorious Female Archers

Daily Dozen — Photos -- National Geographic Your Shot

Daily Dozen — Photos -- National Geographic Your Shot

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Dorj Batmunkh, second-generation wrestler in Khujirt, Mongolia

Dorj Batmunkh, second-generation wrestler in Khujirt, Mongolia

In Mongolian culture, "as soon as there's a woman who is clever, who is a good leader, she is also a good archer" - much like Khutulun, the Mongolian princess that this article mentions. Female archers are not only raising eyebrows— they’re raising hopes that all of Mongolia's Olympic style games will be open to women once again.

In Mongolian culture, "as soon as there's a woman who is clever, who is a good leader, she is also a good archer" - much like Khutulun, the Mongolian princess that this article mentions. Female archers are not only raising eyebrows— they’re raising hopes that all of Mongolia's Olympic style games will be open to women once again.

A Mongolian woman discharges an arrow from a bow at an archery competition during the Naadam Festival in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Mongolians celebrate the anniversary of Genghis Khan's march to world conquest on July 11 with the annual sports festival featuring traditional Mongolian events including wrestling, archery, and horse racing.

A Mongolian woman discharges an arrow from a bow at an archery competition during the Naadam Festival in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Mongolians celebrate the anniversary of Genghis Khan's march to world conquest on July 11 with the annual sports festival featuring traditional Mongolian events including wrestling, archery, and horse racing.

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