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  1. The Maasai Olympics

  2. Tipape Lekatoo, a Maasai Moran from Mbirikani Manyatta, competes in a traditional high-jump event during the 2018 Maasai Olympics at the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary, at the base of Mt.

  3. Maasai moran and Maasai girls sing and dance as they arrive for the Maasai Olympics.

  4. Maasai morans compete during the 5000m race.

  5. Tipape Lekatoo, a Maasai moran from Mbirikani Manyatta, throws a javelin.

  6. Maasai moran athletes walk in formation as they arrive for the Maasai Olympics. "Instead of killing a lion we compete among ourselves ... the money you receive you take it home to meet your needs," Ntimama told Reuters. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  7. For Kenyan middle distance runner David Rudisha, who holds the world record for 800 metres, the Maasai Olympics are helping to ensure lions remain part of the country's future.

  8. A Maasai moran throws a traditional club, known as rungu.

  9. A Maasai moran athlete smears his face with red ocher paint during preparations. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  10. Maasai moran athletes from Mbirikani Manyatta ride in a truck as they arrive for the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  11. A Maasai moran athlete has his hair smeared with red ocher paint during preparations. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  12. Maasai morans from Mbirikani Manyatta celebrate victory in the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  13. A Maasai moran athlete smears his face with red ocher paint during preparations. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  14. Maasai moran athletes from Mbirikani Manyatta arrive for the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  15. A Maasai moran competes in a traditional high-jump event. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  16. Maasai moran athletes sing and dance as they arrive for the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  17. Maasai women walk within the Mbirikani Manyatta at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  18. Nalepo Saitakweni, a Maasai woman leader, is seen at Mbirikani Manyatta at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  19. Maasai moran athletes slaughter a cow as part of preparations for the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  20. A Maasai moran athlete slaughters a cow as part of preparations for the Maasai Olympics. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

  21. A Maasai child stands outside their traditional house within the Mbirikani Manyatta. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya