Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland. Photo: Reuters
Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland. Photo: Reuters
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Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland. Photo: Reuters
Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships 2018 in Sonkajarvi, Finland. Photo: Reuters
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