posted on December 30, 2015 07:48
Scholars believe polo originated in China or Persia as many as 2,000 years ago, and the game was originally used for training cavalry. The first recorded polo match was played between the Turkomans and the Persians (the Turkomans won), and the game was played from Constantinople to Japan in the Middle Ages. Then, thanks to the Persians and the Monguls of India, polo spread across the eastern world by the 16th century.
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