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New Komusubi Onosato Wins Championship in Summer Grand Sumo Tournament; Fastest in recorded Grand Sumo history


The Yomiuri Shimbun

Onosato, left, a 23-year-old new komusubi, looks up after winning the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena in Tokyo. Onosato defeated sekiwake Abi, right, by pushing him out of the dohyo ring on the final day of the tournament. He recorded 12 wins and three losses. This victory in his seventh tournament since his debut in the makushita division marks the fastest championship in grand sumo history. It was also the first time in 67 years that a championship was won by a new komusubi wrestler.

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