[PHOTOS] 104 camels show off their wrestling skills in Selçuk

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Camels wrestle during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.

One hundred four camels from the Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara regions wrestled during the 35th Selçuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in İzmir province on Sunday.
Despite the cold and rainy weather, people gathered to watch the camels at the Pamucak Arena. The event was sponsored by the Selçuk Ephesus Symposium on the Culture of Camel Dealing and the Camel Wrestling Organizing Committee with the support of the Selçuk Municipality.

IZMIR, TURKEY - JANUARY 15: Yalin Senturk, 13, strokes a camel during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017. Despite the cold and rainy weather a big crowd came to watch the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival, where 104 camel brought from Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara wrestled at so called "center of camel wrestling". Festival was organized by Selcuk Ephesus Symposium on Culture of Camel-Dealing and Camel Wrestling Organization Committee with the support of Selcuklu Municipality at Wrestling Field of Pamucak. Cem Oksuz / Anadolu Agency
Yalın Şentürk, 13, strokes a camel during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.
IZMIR, TURKEY - JANUARY 15: A view of festival area during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017. Despite the cold and rainy weather a big crowd came to watch the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival, where 104 camel brought from Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara wrestled at so called "center of camel wrestling". Festival was organized by Selcuk Ephesus Symposium on Culture of Camel-Dealing and Camel Wrestling Organization Committee with the support of Selcuklu Municipality at Wrestling Field of Pamucak. Cem Oksuz / Anadolu Agency
A view of festival area during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.
IZMIR, TURKEY - JANUARY 15: A participant is seen with his camel during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017. Despite the cold and rainy weather a big crowd came to watch the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival, where 104 camel brought from Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara wrestled at so called "center of camel wrestling". Festival was organized by Selcuk Ephesus Symposium on Culture of Camel-Dealing and Camel Wrestling Organization Committee with the support of Selcuklu Municipality at Wrestling Field of Pamucak. Cem Oksuz / Anadolu Agency
A participant is seen with his camel during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.
IZMIR, TURKEY - JANUARY 15: A view of festival area during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017. Despite the cold and rainy weather a big crowd came to watch the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival, where 104 camel brought from Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara wrestled at so called "center of camel wrestling". Festival was organized by Selcuk Ephesus Symposium on Culture of Camel-Dealing and Camel Wrestling Organization Committee with the support of Selcuklu Municipality at Wrestling Field of Pamucak. Cem Oksuz / Anadolu Agency
A view of festival area during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.
IZMIR, TURKEY - JANUARY 15: Camels wrestle during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017. Despite the cold and rainy weather a big crowd came to watch the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival, where 104 camel brought from Aegean, Mediterranean and Marmara wrestled at so called "center of camel wrestling". Festival was organized by Selcuk Ephesus Symposium on Culture of Camel-Dealing and Camel Wrestling Organization Committee with the support of Selcuklu Municipality at Wrestling Field of Pamucak. Cem Oksuz / Anadolu Agency
Camels wrestle during the 35th Selcuk Ephesus Camel Wrestling Festival in Izmir, Turkey on January 15, 2017.

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