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Mongolian sumo A.Ichinnorov receives fastest promotion to Sekiwake in a century

By D.SERGELEN

Mongolian sumo wrestler A.Ichinojo receives the fastest promotion to the rank of Sekiwake in professional sumo in a century. The Japanese Professional Sumo Association has announced the new list of wrestlers’ title on October 27.
Mongolian sumo Ichinojo A.Ichinnorov was promoted from the rank of Maegashira to Sekiwake, skipping the Komusubi rank, in the new list.
A.Ichinnorov joined the top division of professional sumo only two months ago and has excelled to his current rank. He will join the upcoming tournament, the Kyushu Basho, with his new rank.
A.Ichinnorov led the September tournament (Aki Basho) with 13 wins and two losses in the top division of professional sumo.
Ichinojo A. Ichinnorov won against revered wrestlers such as Ozeki Kisenosate, Goide and Yokozuna Kakuryu M.Anand, and lost to Ikioi and Yokozuna Haramafuji on the eighth and fourteenth day of the tournament.
A.Ichinnorov, 21, graduated from the new wrestler’s training under the Sumo Association and received his certificate on October 3, 2014. Wrestlers who were training with him currently compete in the lower divisions.
The Mongolian sumo wrestler won a special prize for fighting spirit and special prize for outstanding performance in the September tournament.

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