Keeping medieval sword fighting alive

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


    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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