In Finland's annual Wife-Carrying World Championships, winners can win beer.
In China, the prize is much bigger - a house.
A total of 18 couples representing their home cities participated in the wife-carrying championship Saturday.
The contestants competed in the 150-meter race using a variety of carrying styles.
The prize went to the defending champions, Mr. and Mrs. Wu.
According to the couple, they started to train in 20-11, practicing one hour each day using the "Estonian Carry" technique.