Turkmenistan: Competitive ballroom dancing struggles to find fans

Competitive ballroom dance has been recognised as a sport for two decades by the International Olympic Committee. But it is still a struggle to convince sports fans that they are real athletes.

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    Competitive ballroom dance has been recognised as a sport for two decades by the International Olympic Committee.

    But it is still a struggle to convince sports fans that they are real athletes.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Malik reports from Ashgabat.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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