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.
(Sat) 7 October 2023 (13:00 - ) ,
The 17th Junior Sumo World Championships
Individual weight categories: -80kg, -100kg, +100kg, Open / Team competitions
The 9th Junior Women Sumo World Championships
Individual weight categories: -60kg, -75kg, +75kg, Open / Team competitions
(Sun) 8 October 2023 (9:00 - )
The 24th Sumo World Championships
Individual weight categories:-85kg, -100kg, -115kg, +115kg, Open / Team competitions
The 15th Women Sumo World Championships
Individual weight categories: -65kg, -73 kg, -80kg, +80kg, Open / Team competitions
Arena Tahcikawa Tachihi
500-4, Izumicho, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
Free of charge
International Sumo Federation (IFS), Japan Sumo Federation
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.
You can vote for your candidates once every 24 hours from this link.
Voting begins at 09:00 CET on 10th January and ends on Monday 31st January 2022 at 14:00 CET. Let’s vote for him.
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