Konishiki Yasokichi (b.1963) a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan sumo wrestler, was the first foreign-born grand champion, or yokozuna.
Konishiki Yasokichi is a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler. He was the first non-Japanese-born wrestler to reach ōzeki, the second highest rank in the sport.
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Chiyonofuji Mitsugu born as Akimoto Mitsugu appears in a ceremony before a match…
Yokozuna Hakuho - Sumo Wrestler, Japan.
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Patrick Demarchelier. Sumo, 1995