The World Combat Games, an international multi-sport festival will be held in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia from 20th to 30th October 2023.
Sumo will participate in this event among 16 combat sports and 40 male and 40 female qualified sumo athletes will compete at the event.
Competition Days: 21 & 22 October, 2023
Venue: King Saud University
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Sumo, originally a traditional sport of Japan, is now beloved all over the world.
Sumo attracts many fans because of its clear and easy – to - understand rules.
Fans are excited by matches between international athletes wearing Mawashi with dynamic techniques on Dohyo.
International Sumo Federation (IFS) has been promoting Sumo in the world.
Recently, not only Japan but also Ukraine, Mongolia and Brazil are the leading countries of Sumo.
Please join the Championships to watch dynamic matches by national representatives of Sumo from all over the world at Arena Tahcikawa Tachihi, Tokyo.
It's a 1,500 years old Japanese martial art, steeped in the Shinto religion. It's a fast and exciting sport with simple,easy to understand rules.
It's part of the World Games, and is on track for inclusion in the Olympics.
At last count, 84 nations have joined The International Sumo Federation, so it has evolved far beyond its Japanese origins.
Sumo is competitive contact sport. A match is played between two players, designated East and West.
They make the best possible use of the 4.55 meter diameter dohyo and fight, almost naked, using their full strength.
Competitions are open to men and women, however, no contest between man and woman is allowed.
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