The July Sumo Tournament (Nagoya-basho)

The July Sumo Tournament (Nagoya-basho)

The July Sumo Tournament

Where: Nagoya Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan 

When: July

The national sport of Japan, Sumo wrestling is a way of life for the wrestlers (rikishi). They live and spend almost all of their time in “stables” with other wrestlers. They train together, socialise together, and even prepare their own food together as a group.

Have a look at the September Grand Sumo Tournament/ if you’d like more information about Sumo Wrestling.

 It really takes some strength to do this.

Asashoryu vs. Kotomitsuki : Hatsu 2004


by SumoParis

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Chris Gray

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