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"Gladiators" in Antalya receive standing ovation

16 August 2012 23:17 (Last updated 16 August 2012 23:20)
A group of actors, dressed as "gladiators", performed at the Aspendos Gladiator Arena in Antalya and received applause from the spectators.

ANTALYA (AA) - August 16, 2012 - "Gladiators" in the southern province of Antalya received a standing ovation on Thursday.

A group of actors, dressed as "gladiators", performed at the Aspendos Gladiator Arena, near the Aspendos Ancient Theatre, in Serik, Antalya and received applause from the spectators.
The "gladiators" fought with each other as music from the Roman era was played at the arena.
12 "gladiators" were trained for four months and will perform two days a week in Serik.
Sources said that the "gladiators" would attract tourists to the city.

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