Wrestling camels wait ahead of the annual Selcuk-Efes Camel Wrestling Festival in the Aegean town of Selcuk, near Izmir, Turkey, January 14, 2017.
Wrestling camels wait ahead of the annual Selcuk-Efes Camel Wrestling Festival in the Aegean town of Selcuk, near Izmir, Turkey, January 14, 2017.

The Turkish city of Selcuk is staging its annual camel-wrestling championship.

The tradition dates back 2,000 years. Up to 150 camels and their owners are taking part in the two-day event.

Held in an ancient stadium at Ephesus, the event has drawn thousands of spectators annually.

TRT World's Semra Hunter reports.

Source: TRT World