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Hakuho Davaajargal leads July sumo tournament with 11 victories

Only three days are left until the July tournament of professional sumo wrestling in Japan, Nagoya basho, concludes.
After the 12th day of the 15-day tournament, on July 24, Mongolian Yokozuna (Grand Champion) Hakuho M.Davaajargal secured his lead in the tournament with 11 victories after beating Ozeki (second highest rank) Kotoshyoogiku.
Yokozuna Hakuho lost to Sekivake Goido on the 11th day, in a match held on July 23, Yokozuna Haramafuji D.Byambadorj beat Goido, and Yokozuna Kakuriyu defeated Tamavashi. Currently, all three active yokozunas in Japanese professional sumo wrestling are Mongolian nationals.
Japanese Ozeki Kisenosato, who had eight wins, lost to Takekaze on the 12th day. Egyptian wrestler Oosunaarashi earned his sixth victory after beating Aminishiki.
Mongolian sumo wrestler Terunopuji G.Gan-Erdene, who is wrestling as Maegashiri , won against Yoshihaze and reached 50 percent success in the tournament.
Currently, Yokozuna Kakaryuu is behind Yokozuna Hakuho with 10 victories, followed by Ozeki Kotoshyoogiku and Maegishiri Takayasu.
Today, Yokozuna Hakuho will wrestle against Ozeki Kisenosato and Yokozuna Haramafuji D.Byambadorj will face off against Yokozuna Kakuriyu. Ozeki Kotoshyoogiku will wrestle against Egyptian wrestler Oosunaarashi.
In the Jyuryo division (second division of professional sumo), Ichinojyoo A.Ichinnorov from Mongolia leads the tournament with 11 wins after beating Georgian Tochinoshi, who won 10 times.

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