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Mongolian Archery

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Due to its traditional lifestyle, archery has been exercised among Mongolians for centuries. According to some sources, its primitive version was originated during the New Stone Age. Ancient people used their version of bows and arrows for hunting and then later in the history, these tools started to be used as a weapon during battles. Around the 11th century, men were encouraged to practice archery to be prepared for battles; and therefore, up to now, archery has been able to be developed as sports.