Words in the News – Level 2

WIFE CARRYING RACE 

This news is about a sports event. It is a race. Men carry their wives in this race. They need to carry them and cross 278 obstacles. An example of an obstacle is dirty water.

Forty-four couples race but only one couple wins. The best time is under one minute. The husband and wife win beer and money. The money comes in cash and it is 5 times heavier than the wife. 

In this year’s competition in the USA the winning couple got $655. Now they can compete in the world championship in Finland.

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