Hakuho gets A record

Mongolian sumo wrestler, Hakuho, of the Japan Sumo Association loses his winning streak on the second day of the Kyushu Tournament. He was on a winning streak at 63 wins, with just 6 more to equal the all-time record of 300 years of sumo set by the legendary Futabayama at 69 wins in 1939. Hakuho faced lower ranked Kisenosato who often loses to Hakuho. Today, Hakuho was literally put onto the back foot and was eventually pushed out of the ring by Kisenosato rolling into the crowd. Whilst Hakuho did not achieve the record, he did get a record: the second longest winning streak in all of sumo history.

My Hakuho Sumo Gallery on PhotoShelter.

Sumo: Hakuho – Images by Andrew Blyth

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