Yokozuna Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene wins 7th career title

2022-05-23 10:43:07

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the last day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on May 22, Yokozuna (Grand Champion) Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene raised his 7th Emperor’s Cup. 

Despite injuring his right ankle and knee in the previous tournament, he was able to win his match against Ozeki Mitakeumi by yorikiri (frontal force out).

With this victory, he became the champion of the tournament with 12 wins and 3 losses. 

From the Mongolian sumo wrestlers that competed at the highest division during the tournament, Kiribayama B.Lkhagvasuren (10 wins and 5 losses), Tamawashi B.Munkh-Orgil (9 wins and 6 losses), and Hoshoryu S.Byambasuren (8 wins and 7 losses) were able to finish with a positive record.