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KabaddiWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

Forotheruses,seeKabadi.
KabaddiisacontactsportthatoriginatedinAncientindia.Kabaddi
isanumbrellatermwhichencompassesvariousformsofthegame
includingInternationalrulesKabaddi,andtheIndianKabaddistyles
Sanjeevani,Gaminee,AmarandPunjabi.[1][2][2][3]Kabaddialso
encompassessimilarsportsknownbytheirregionalnames,such
ashaduduinBangladesh,baibalaainMaldives,cheduguduin
AndhraPradesh,saduguduinTamilNadu
andhututuinMaharashtra.[4]

Kabaddi

KabaddiisthenationalgameofBangladeshandalsothestate
gameoftheIndianstatesofTamilNadu,Maharashtra,Bihar,Andhra
Pradesh,TelanganaandPunjab.[5]Indiaisthemostsuccessfulteamontheworldstage,havingwonevery
WorldCupandAsianGamestitlesofar,inbothmen'sandwomen'scategories.
Contents[hide]
1Etymology
2History
3Epics
4Variations
4.1International
4.2Indian
5Notablecompetitions
5.1AsianGames
5.2AsiaKabaddiCup
5.3KabaddiWorldCup
5.4Women'sWorldCup
5.5ProKabaddiLeague
5.6UKKabaddiCup
5.7WorldKabaddiLeague
6Popularity
7Inpopularculture
8Seealso
9References
10Externallinks

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabaddi

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