18:35 14 Sep 2016
TOKYO, Sept. 14, Kyodo
Okinoumi continued to take a uncover during a Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday as a top-ranked maegashira softened to a ideal 4-0 by defeating ozeki Terunofuji.
In a initial 4 days of a meet, Okinoumi has beaten both yokozuna Harumafuji (3-1) and Kakuryu (2-2) as good as dual ozeki, Kisenosato (2-2) and Terunofuji (2-2).
Okinoumi’s win on Wednesday stirred an exploration from a judges, who felt a Hakkaku fast wrestler might have stepped out of a ring initial as he fell over with Terunofuji. In a end, however, Okinoumi was announced a leader by sakatottari as a arbitrate primarily ruled.
With 11 days to go, ozeki Goeido, who needs a winning record here to equivocate demotion, and No. 8 maegashira Kotoyuki are a usually others with 4 wins.
“It’s only removing started,” pronounced Okinoumi, who faces seventh-ranked Shohozan (2-2) on Thursday. “What’s critical is how we do from here on. I’ve got to keep during it.”
Kisenosato, a claimant to turn a initial new Japanese-born yokozuna given Wakanohana in 1988, rebounded from his second better on Tuesday by dismissing No. 1 Yoshikaze (1-3), who was sent acrobatics but being means to yield most of a challenge.
Harumafuji absolutely ushered second-ranked maegashira Tochinoshin out to a third loss, while Kakuryu kick down untimely No. 2 Shodai (0-4) to win for a second day in a row.
Kadoban ozeki Kotoshogiku took his record to 3-1 after defeating No. 4 Myogiryu (1-3), inching toward a 8 wins he needs here to keep his arrange for November’s Kyushu tourney.
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