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In Photos: Pakistan's Tent Pegging Competition

World | Associated Press | February 19, 2018, 1:19 pm
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 A Pakistani rider targets a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan on February 18, 2018. In the ancient game of tent pegging, a horseman gallops and uses a sword or a lance to pierce, pick up, and carry away a wooden peg. (Image: AP)

A Pakistani rider targets a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan on February 18, 2018. In the ancient game of tent pegging, a horseman gallops and uses a sword or a lance to pierce, pick up, and carry away a wooden peg. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistani riders race to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani riders race to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A Pakistani rider races to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

A Pakistani rider races to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistani riders wait their turn to compete in a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani riders wait their turn to compete in a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistani riders race to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Pakistani riders race to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A Pakistani rider races to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

A Pakistani rider races to target a wooden peg during a tent pegging competition organized by the Pakistan Sports Board, in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Image: AP)