【Movie】Do you know “Sumo” ? — It’s the national sport of Japan –

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Sumo is a match between two sumo wrestlers. It is the national sport of Japan. The present style of sumo wrestling started about 300 years ago.

A wrestler wins when he drives his opponent out of the ring or when a part of the opponent’s body touches the ground. Because of the sport’s long history, there are many formalities before and after a match.

Professional sumo is very popular sport to watch. There are six annual tournaments held at different cities. These tournaments are broadcast nationwide. Strong wrestler are given special ranks. The highest rank is yokozuna. There are some foreigners who became yokozuna.


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