Kurash

Kurash is a traditional martial art from Uzbekistan that resembles wrestling. There are three assessment system in Kurash, namely Halal, Yambosh, and Chala. Halal is if an athlete Kurash is able to slam his opponent in the back. Yambosh is the imperfect of Halal, two Yambosh same as Halal. While Chala is imperfect of Yambosh. Kurash is new to be played in the Asian Games.

Kurash is a form of upright jacket wrestling native to Uzbekistan, practiced since ancient times.

It is played by two athletes, one wearing a green jacket and the other a blue jacket.

The objective is to try to throw one another to the ground. If thrown to the back, victory is declared. If thrown onto the side, points are awarded.

If thrown to the belly or weakly onto the side, a lower score is given. The one with the most points wins.

Kurash was incorporated into the Asian Indoor Games in 2007.

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