Mongolian Wrestler Stranding With Hands On Hips Stock Photo 159088338Arms Akimbo,Close-up,Color Image,Competition,Confidence,Cultures,Full Length,Headwear,Independent Mongolia,Looking At Camera,Mountain,Outdoors,Ovorkhangai Province,Photography,Plain,Preparation,Pride,Protective Sportswear,Real People,Semi-Dress,Standing,Strength,Torso,Traditional Clothing,Vertical,WrestlingPhotographer Andrew RowatCollection: Photonica World ©2010 Andrew Rowat. All Rights Reserved.A Mongolian wrestler poses for the camera on a grassy field with his hands on his hips. He is wearing traditional wrestling attire with decorative blue briefs (shuudag) and arm sleeves, leather boots (gutal), and hat. He also has a rope tied around his stomach. Behind him are the rolling grasslands stretching across the horizon with a horse and rider partially in frame.Karakorum became an established city in 1220 when Genghis (Chingghis) Khan began to use the Orkhon Valley to rally his troops. It then became the capital of the Mongol Empire during the 13th century.