2002 US SUMO OPEN – 2nd Annual

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002    12:30pm
UCLA John Wooden Center, Los Angeles

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The Open featured 50 international sumo champions from 13 countries. Several national and world champions were present. Once again, two-time World Sumo Champion Svetoslav Binev attended as a special guest. The competition was fierce, dominated by international teams. American athletes only did well in the men’s lightweight, while a group of well-trained European teams took most of the medals.

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2002 US SUMO OPEN TOP ATHLETES

Aap Uspenski
6’2″   231 lbs
Estonia
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Gold
Mille Sang
5’5″   220 lbs
Estonia
Heavyweight Gold
Openweight Silver
Viktoria Kuznetsova
5’5″   210 lbs
Estonia
Heavyweight Silver
Openweight Bronze
Erge Nugis
5’9″   164 lbs
Estonia
Middleweight Gold
Openweight Bronze
Petar Stoyanov

6’6″   331 lbs
Bulgaria
Heavyweight Gold

Barnabas Toth
5’11”   357 lbs
Hungary
Heavyweight Bronze
Openweight Silver

2002 US SUMO OPEN RESULTS

  • 1st: Trevor Roberts
    5’9″
    177 lbs
    US – CA
    2nd: Jason Maron
    5’8″
    176 lbs
    US – CA
    3rd: Trent Sabo
    5’7″
    185 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Aap Uspenski
    6’2″
    231 lbs
    Estonia
    2nd: Marek Paczkow
    6’3″
    253 lbs
    Poland
    3rd: Asi Faoa
    6’4″
    253 lbs
    Samoa
  • 1st: Petar Stoyanov
    6’6″
    340 lbs
    Bulgaria
    2nd: Madis Ounapuu
    6’5″
    460 lbs
    Estonia
    3rd: Barnabas Toth
    5’11”
    357 lbs
    Hungary
  • 1st: Aap Uspenski
    6’2″
    231 lbs
    Estonia
    2nd: Barnabas Toth
    5’11”
    357 lbs
    Hungary
    3rd: Troy Collins
    6’2″
    245 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Erge Nugis
    5’9″
    164 lbs
    Estonia
    2nd: May Chung
    5’3″
    108 lbs
    Hong Kong
    3rd: Ashlee Irish
    5’5″
    130 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Mille Sang
    5’5″
    220 lbs
    Estonia
    2nd: Viktoria Kuznetsova
    5’5″
    210 lbs
    Estonia
    3rd: Mahshid Tarazi
    5’6″
    178 lbs
    US – CA
  • 1st: Viktoria Kuznetsova
    5’5″
    210 lbs
    Estonia
    2nd: Mille Sang
    5’5″
    220 lbs
    Estonia
    3rd: Erge Nugis
    5’9″
    164 lbs
    Estonia

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