These men put on real armour and have a real medieval fight


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  • Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015

Armed and ready: Fighters from the Swedish team Goteborg get ready to battle. Photos: AFP

They dress in real armour, carry real — albeit blunt — weapons and pound each other for glory. Medieval combat, anyone?

The sound of swords crashing on to steel armour resonates around the hall as two teams of heavily-armoured knights commence a ferocious battle.

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