Sumo: Hakuho to lay out Autumn tourney due to injuries

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13:31 8 Sep 2016

TOKYO, Sept. 8, Kyodo

Yokozuna Hakuho pronounced Thursday he will lay out a Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament starting Sunday as he is still nursing injuries.

This is a fourth time for Hakuho to skip all or partial of a tourney and a initial given final year’s Autumn meet, when he withdrew from a third day. It will be a initial time he misses an whole contest given a 2006 Kyushu tourney, when he was an ozeki.

The 31-year-old Mongolian grand champion had been struggling to ready for a arriving 15-day eventuality during Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo due to injuries to his left knee and right large toe.

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