Yokozuna "Grand champion"
Sumo is a tradition al sport in Japan.
Now Sumo is done around the world.
Two-belt worm wrestlers are matched against one another in a ring about three meters across called "Dohyo". The wrestlers are called "Rikishi","Sumo-tori",and"O-sumo-san". One wrestler loses when he is pushed out of the ring or when he keels over and any part of his body above his knees to uches the ground.
The sumo wrestling referee called"Gyoji"determines which wrestler is the winner of a bout.
Sumo is a time-honored sport.
Some images of sumo bouts can be seen on some clay figures made in the ancient tumulus period in Japan.
It is said that the 48 basic sumo techniques were established in Nara period.
Sumo is also done as a part of a Shinto ritual.
This is why sumo wrestlers clap his hands a few times when they go into a ring and Yokozuna,the grand champion, wears a thick straw rope.
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