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India Sikh Wrestler Quits International Tournament Over Turban Row

An Indian Sikh wrestler has pulled out of an international tournament in Turkey after being told he cannot compete while wearing a turban.

Jaskanwar Singh Gill told BBC Punjabi that he “refused” to remove his turban since it was made of cloth and would not hurt his opponent during a match.

Any head gear that can harm an opponent is not allowed in the ring, according to international wrestling rules.

Read it at BBC

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