IN PHOTOS: International Medieval Fighting Tournament in Tel Aviv

The annual medieval-style tournament is a full contact competition using metal weapons such as swords and axes from the 14th century.

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A man dressed as a knight waits before a fight at an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016.
A man dressed as a knight waits before a fight at an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
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Ilia Dragan from Moldova waits backstage before an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A woman stands in a medieval costume during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A sword and pieces of armour are scattered on the floor before a fight at an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A girl paints next to a woman in a costume during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
Kristoffer Kjoeller from Denmark rest backstage in his medieval knight costume before an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A man in a costume plays the flute during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
Two competitors take part in the World Medieval Fighting Championship WMFC - Israeli challenge, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan. 23, 2016.Credit: AP
A man takes a selfie with a helmet during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A man dressed as a knight waits before a fight at an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A man dressed as a knight rests during a fight at an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016.Credit: Reuters
A woman checks out her costume in the mirror before an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
Women dressed as knights fight during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
Sparks fly as a man blunts the edges of a sword before an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
Women in historical dresses stand together during an international medieval tournament in Tel Aviv, January 23, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A competitor from England wears his full knight's armour as he waits for his round during the World Medieval Fighting Championship, WMFC - Israeli challenge, Tel Aviv, Jan. 23, 2016.Credit: AP

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