Keeping medieval sword fighting alive

Around 13,000 practice it worldwide while also taking part in competitions.

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    Medieval sword fighting does not just belong in movies.

    More and more people are taking it up as a serious sport.

    Around 13,000 fighters are now estimated to practice the longsword worldwide, and record numbers are taking part in elite contests.

    Paul Rhys reports from Gothenburg in Sweden.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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