Sport in Short: Sumo

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The Independent Online
AKEBONO, the American yokozuna (grand champion) won his seventh victory to share the lead with two other rikishi (wrestlers) in the 15- day Summer Grand Tournament in Tokyo yesterday. Tying for the lead at 7-0 were the sekiwake (junior champion) Wakanohana and the No 6 maegashira (senior wrestler) Takatoriki.

SUMMER GRAND TOURNAMENT (Tokyo) Main bouts (seventh day of 15) Winners/Losers: Tomonohana (4-3), Kaio (3-4), Daizen (2-5), Tokitsunada (2-5), Tochinofuji

(3-4), Naminohana (1-6), Daishoyama (4-3), Oginohana

(5-2), Daishoho (4-3), Oginishiki (4-3), Kotoinazuma (4-3), Kasugafuji (2-5), Tochinowaka (4-3), Mitoizumi (3-4), Takatoriki (7-0), Mainoumi (5-2), Higonoumi (4-3), Kotonishiki (2-5), Tomoefuji (2-5), Takamisugi (0-7), Kotobeppu (2-5), Misugisato (2-5), Takanonami (6-1), Kotofuji (4-3), Wakashoyo (4-3), Kenko (3-4), Wakanohana (7-0), Kirishima (3-4), Musashimaru (5-2), Terao (2-5), Konishiki (4-3), Toyonoumi (1-6), Takanohana (6-1), Kyokudozan (1-6), Akebono (7-0), Kushimaumi (2-5).

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