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2012 US SUMO OPEN - 12th Annual

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 1:00pm
JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center), California

US Sumo Open 2012
Photo: Chuck Green

2012 US SUMO OPEN OVERVIEW

The 2012 US Sumo Open returned to historic Little Tokyo. The tournament took place in Noguchi Plaza at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC), a Little Tokyo landmark. An enthusiastic crowd of 1,000+ enjoyed Hakutsuru Sake, Sapporo Beer, Fuku-Burger, and sushi while watching the live sumo event! L.A. Matsuri Taiko performed again .... More >>

2012 MEN'S RESULTS

Lighteweight   Details
1st: Aron Rozum (Poland)
2nd: Kewin Rozum (Poland)
3rd: Robert Ashworth (USA)

Middleweight   Details
1st: Gene Eydelman (USA)
2nd: Trent Sabo (USA)
3rd: Aaron Delmar (USA)

Heavyweight   Details
1st: Byambajav Ulambayar (Mongolia)
2nd: Bayanbat Davaadalai (Mongolia)
3rd: Siosifa Isamau (Tonga)

Openweight   Details
1st: Byambajav Ulambayar (Mongolia)
2nd: Kelly Gneiting (USA)
3rd: Baatartsogt Jileekhuu (Mongolia)

2012 Womens' results

Lightweight   Details
1st: Marina Rozum (Poland)
2nd: Marissa Tybor (USA)
3rd: Jenelle Hamilton (USA)

Middleweight
  Details
1st : Natasha Ikejiri (Brazil)
2nd: Tiffany Tran (USA)
3rd Judy Morrow (Japan)

Openweight   Details
1st: Natasha Ikejiri (Brazil)
2nd: Marina Rozum (Poland)
3rd: Marissa Tybor (USA)

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12TH ANNUAL TOP ATHLETES

Byambajav Ulambayar
6'1"     346 lbs
Mongolia
Heavyweight Gold
Openweight Gold

Aron Rozum
6'2"     185 lbs
Poland
Lighweight Gold

Trent Sabo
5'8"     207 lbs
USA - ID
Middleweight Silver

Kelly Gneiting
6'0"     417 lbs
USA - AZ
Openweight Silver

Gene Eydelman
5'9"     211 lbs
USA - IL
Middleweight Gold

Natasha Ikejiri
5'4"     175 lbs
Brazil
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Gold

Marina Rozum
5'7"     143 lbs
Poland
Lightweight Gold
Openweight Silver

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