Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title

Vytautas Kirkliauskas of Lithuania carries his wife Neringa Kirkliauskiene as they compete during the Wife Carrying World Championships in Sonkajarvi, Finland, July 6, 2019. Lehtikuva / Timo Hartikainen via REUTERS

SONKAJARVI, Finland (Reuters) – A Lithuanian couple won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for a second time in a row in the Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, triumphing in a contest where men complete an obstacle course with their wives slung over their shoulders. Each year, the championship draws thousands of visitors to the town […]

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