17-year-old Neha Tomar pins down wrestler not only older than her but also 16kg heavier. - The Times of India

17-year-old Neha Tomar pins down wrestler not only older than her but also 16kg heavier. - The Times of India

Aba Wrestling in Turkey. (Photo: Cihan)

Aba Wrestling in Turkey. (Photo: Cihan)

Caber Tossing (turn of the 20th century)

Caber Tossing (turn of the 20th century)

Cornish Wrestling (1902)

Cornish Wrestling (1902)

Michael Milburn (Old School Wrestler)

Michael Milburn (Old School Wrestler)

"In Pikine, five friends have opened their own wrestling school in the hope of achieving their dreams of becoming wrestling stars." - Al Jazeera

"In Pikine, five friends have opened their own wrestling school in the hope of achieving their dreams of becoming wrestling stars." - Al Jazeera

"Traditional wrestling in Senegal is known as "laamb" and is considered the country’s national sport, exceeding even football in popularity." Al Jazeera

"Traditional wrestling in Senegal is known as "laamb" and is considered the country’s national sport, exceeding even football in popularity." Al Jazeera

"The two superstars, Balla Gaye II and Tapha Tine, get ready for a tough match." (Senegal) 
Photo by Ngagne Diouf

"The two superstars, Balla Gaye II and Tapha Tine, get ready for a tough match." (Senegal)
Photo by Ngagne Diouf

Two young Senegalese boys wrestle. There is growing concern that the youth of the country are abandoning their education and jobs for a shortcut to fame without any guarantee of success. - Ngagne Diouf photo

Two young Senegalese boys wrestle. There is growing concern that the youth of the country are abandoning their education and jobs for a shortcut to fame without any guarantee of success. - Ngagne Diouf photo

"Women wrestlers in action at the Mysore Dasara wrestling competition." — PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM

"Women wrestlers in action at the Mysore Dasara wrestling competition." — PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM