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Isa Kale, from Turkey, takes down George Moustopoulos, from Greece, during the 69Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Kale won the match 8-0. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organizations in the world. With a motto of "Friendship...

Isa Kale, from Turkey, takes down George Moustopoulos, from Greece, during the 69Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Kale won the match 8-0. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organizations in the world. With a motto of "Friendship...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: Isa Kale, from Turkey, takes down George Moustopoulos, from Greece, during the 69Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Kale won the match 8-0. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organizations in the world. With a motto of "Friendship Through Sport", CISM with its 122 member nations, uses the playing field to unite armed forces of countries that may have previously confronted each other because of political and ideological differences.

Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune

State: North Carolina (NC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy T. Lock, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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28/10/2000
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