SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2007 12:30pm
Los Angeles Sports Arena, California
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
2007 US SUMO OPEN TOP ATHLETES
US – CA