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2415172 04/20/2014 A match of lelo burti, a traditional Georgian game, in the village of Shukhuti.  
Lelo or lelo burti (meaning literally in Georgian "Field Ball") is a Georgian folk sport, which is a full contact ball game, and very similar to rugby. In fact, even within Georgian rugby union terminology, the word lelo is used to mean a try, and the popularity of rugby union in Georgia has also been attributed to it. Kontaktsport, Vollkontaktsport,  *** Local Caption *** © pixathlon
 Lelo Burti
Caption2415172 04/20/2014 A match of lelo burti, a traditional Georgian game, in the village of Shukhuti.
Lelo or lelo burti (meaning literally in Georgian "Field Ball") is a Georgian folk sport, which is a full contact ball game, and very similar to rugby. In fact, even within Georgian rugby union terminology, the word lelo is used to mean a try, and the popularity of rugby union in Georgia has also been attributed to it. Kontaktsport, Vollkontaktsport, *** Local Caption *** © pixathlon
Lelo Burti
Date 20. April 2014
LocationShukhuti, Georgia
Tags Extremsport / Funsport - Extreme Sports, Freizeitsport, Gerogien, kurios, kurios - curious, Kuriose Sportarten, Lelo Burt, Russland