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Traditional wrestling2012 games in Maradi, Niger

The entire final of the 33th edition of the traditional wrestling games in Maradi, Niger on 5 March 2012. The final is between Yacouba Adamou from the Niamey region and Laminou Maidaba from Agedez, 27 years and 100 kg. This final lasted for about 13 minutes. Laminou Maidaba wins the sabre for the third time. For the summary video of the finale, see below.

At these games, 80 wrestlers attended in total; this is 10 per region. A complete list of finalist since 1975 is given here.


  Videos of the final in Maradi in 2012  

entire final
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Zinder 1986

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