Mongolian games celebrate "manly sports"

An annual festival dating to the 13th century is considered the Mogolian "Olympics." The event features the "manly sports" — horse racing, wrestling and archery. Louisa Lim of NPR has the story. (audio)

Mongolia's Naadam festival takes place each year in the town of Khujirt, 260 miles southwest of Mongolia's capital, Ulan Bator, and gives local residents a chance to show off their prowess and wear their best traditional clothing.