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2017 Akita International Sumo Basho
Details
DateJune 10
LocationAkita Budokan
No. Men
Men's Championship
Champion
Runner-up
No. of bouts
2016 2018

The 13th Annual Akita International Sumo Basho (第十三回秋田県国際相撲場所) was a charity sumo tournament that was held on June 10th by Charity Akita. Every year JETs and friends gather from all across Tohoku (and some farther still) to decide who is worthy of the title of Akita's Yokozuna.

Details

  • Date: Saturday, June 10th 2017
  • Place: Akita Budokan, Akita City
  • Price:
    • Rikishi (participants): ¥500. Arrive no later than 8:30. Upon arrival, volunteers will assist with putting on the mawashi, explain the rules governing the bouts, and give tips on how to fight.
    • Spectators ¥1,000, high school and junior high school students ¥500, children free
    • Volunteers ¥500

Wrestlers

Tournament format

Officials

The officiating for the 2017 tournament, as well as special prize decisions was overseen by past and present Akita JETs:

  • Head Referee/Head Judge -
  • Ring-side Judge -
  • Ring-side Judge -
  • Ring-side Judge -

Publicity

Sakigake

Bouts

Men's opening rounds

Women's opening round

Men's semi finals

Finals

Women's final

East Video West
watch  

Men's final

East Video West
  watch

Awards

Men's Champion:
Men's Runner-up:
Men's Fighting Spirit Prize:

Women's Champion:
Women's Runner-up:
Women's Fighting Spirit Prize:

Statistics

Individual Records

Country Records

Gallery

See also


Years

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