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Sumo: Hakuho withdraws from Nagoya tournament with right knee injury english.kyodonews.net

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1¬†week, 2¬†days ago

Yokozuna Hakuho, who was seeking to extend his record championship haul to 41, pulled out of the ongoing Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday due to a right knee injury.

Hakuho won his first three bouts in the 15-day meet at Dolphins Arena, but the 33-year-old Mongolian from the Miyagino stable was diagnosed with injuries to his patellar tendon and shin bone requiring two weeks of recovery period.