2013 US SUMO OPEN – 13th Annual

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 3:00pm
JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center), Los Angeles, California

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2013 Us Sumo Open

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2013 US SUMO OPEN OVERVIEW

Nearly 4,000 people showed up to watch, at a venue with 3,000 seats. The packed crowd saw Byamba continued his amazing winning streak, by capturing the gold medal for the 7th year in a row, completely unprecedented! Byamba’s unforgettable “Sumo Slam” (which even shook the internet!) brought sumo awareness worldwide to a new level.

Many of the huge crowd were standing room only, and some people that were turned away at the door (once the venue was over-sold) filled nearby rooftops and parking garages, as everyone scrambled to get a glimpse of the 104 sumo matches that took place in a three-hour period! More

2013 US SUMO OPEN TOP ATHLETES

Byambajav Ulambayar
6’1″   346 lbs
Mongolia
Heavyweight Gold
Openweight Gold
Ramy Belal
6’0″   253 lbs
Egypt
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Silver
Liz Seward
5’4″   175 lbs
US – CA
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Gold
Boldsukh Ayadkhuu

5’5″   185 lbs
Mongolia
Lightweight Gold

Soslan Gagloev

6’5″   320 lbs
Russia
Heavyweight Silver

Sharran Alexander
6’0″   442 lbs
UK
Openweight Silver

2013 US SUMO OPEN RESULTS

  • 1st: Boldsukh Ayadkhuu
    5’5″
    185 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Purev Oidov
    5’6″
    179 lbs
    Mongolia
    3rd: Tumenjargal Avirmed
    5’3″
    164 lbs
    Mongolia
     
  • 1st: Ramy Belal
    6’0″
    253 lbs
    Egypt
    2nd: Gombodorj Dorjpalam
    6’0″
    217 lbs
    Mongolia
    3rd: Atilla Charles
    6’3″
    251 lbs
    US – TX
     
     
  • 1st: Byambajav Ulambayar
    6’1″
    346 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Soslan Gagloev
    6’5″
    320 lbs
    Russia
    3rd: Kelly Gneiting
    6’0″
    410 lbs
    US – ID
     
     
  • 1st: Byambajav Ulambayar
    6’1″
    346 lbs
    Mongolia
    2nd: Ramy Belal
    6’0″
    253 lbs
    Egypt
    3rd: Robert Daniel
    5’11”
    248 lbs
    US – TX
     
     
  • 1st: Marissa Tybor
    5’5″
    143 lbs
    US – CA
    2nd: Sonya del Gallego
    4’11”
    143 lbs
    US – CA
     
  • 1st: Liz Seward
    5’4″
    174 lbs
    US – CA
    2nd: Tiffany Tran
    5’1″
    168 lbs
    US – CA
     
  • 1st: Liz Seward
    5’4″
    174 lbs
    US – CA
    2nd: Sharran Alexander
    6’0″
    400 lbs
    UK
    3rd: Tiffany Tran
    5’1″
    168 lbs
    US – CA
     

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