Female trainer becomes camel wrestling sensation in Turkey
18 February 2023 | 5:46 am
For Habibe Yüksel, camel wrestling is much more than a sport: it is his family's legacy. Yüksel's passion for the discipline has forged her a unique position as Western Turkey's only woman in an area traditionally dominated by men.
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