2007 US SUMO OPEN – 7th Annual

SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2007 12:30pm
Los Angeles Sports Arena, California

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photos: Chuck Green, Dustin Snipes

2007 US SUMO OPEN OVERVIEW

Over 2,000 people packed the lower level of the Los Angeles Sports Arena for this pre-eminent competition. Over 40 of the world’s best international sumo athletes competed, but only one athlete was undefeated in his own weight class and in the openweight class!
Mongolian-born Byambajav Ulambayar (“Byamba”), who competed for 5 years in professional Japanese sumo, went 10-0, to take gold medals in both the men’s heavyweight and the men’s openweight. Byamba takes over where Koichi Kato (of Japan) left off in 2005 and 2006.  More

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2007 US SUMO OPEN TOP ATHLETES

Byambajav Ulambayar
6’1″   324 lbs
Mongolia
Heavyweight Gold
Openweight Gold
Petar Stoyanov
6’6″   364 lbs
Bulgaria
Heavyweight Silver
Openweight Silver
Dashdalum Sambuur
6’0″   227 lbs
Mongolia
Heavyweight Gold
Openweight Gold
Florence Bannout
5’8″   162 lbs
US – CA
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Silver
Zoliargal Ulziisaikhan
6’0″   225 lbs
Mongolia
Middleweight Gold
Munkhjargal Ulziibayar
5’10”   185 lbs
Mongolia
Lightweight Gold

2007 US SUMO OPEN RESULTS

  • 1st: Munkhjargal Ulziibayar
    5’10”
    187 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Erdenebileg Alagdaa
    6’0″
    185 lbs
    Mongolia
    3rd: Valentin Gogov
    5’11”
    187 lbs
    Bulgaria
  • 1st: Zoljargal Ulziisaikhan
    6’0″
    225 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Dan Kalbfleisch
    6’0″
    252 lbs
    US – CA
    3rd: Fausto Gobbi
    5’11”
    253 lbs
    Italy
  • 1st: Byambajav Ulambayar
    6’1″
    324 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Petar Stoyanov
    6’6″
    364 lbs
    Bulgaria
    3rd: Hans Borg
    6’2″
    32 lbs
    Norway
  • 1st: Byambajav Ulambayar
    6’1″
    324 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Petar Stoyanov
    6’6″
    364 lbs
    Bulgaria
    3rd: Bayanbat Davaadalai
    6’2″
    305 lbs
    Mongolia
  • 1st: Michelle Pike
    5’0″
    136 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Florence Bannout
    5’8″
    162 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Dashdulam Sambuu
    6’0″
    227 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Lindsay Hood
    5’5″
    195 lbs
    US – CA
    3rd: Elizabeth Gray
    5’4″
    334 lbs
    US – NM
  • 1st: Dashdulam Sambuu
    6’0″
    227 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Florence Bannout
    5’8″
    162 lbs
    US – CA
    3rd: Lindsay Hood
    5’5″
    195 lbs
    US – CA

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