Hakuho Cup to commence on October 22
The eighth Hakuho Cup, a junior sumo-wrestling tournament named after Mongolian yokozuna (grand champion) of Japanese professional sumo Hakuho M.Davaajargal, will be held on October 22 at the Central Sports Palace.
Hakuho Foundation and Ikh Shavi Institute are jointly organizing this year’s Hakuho Cup under the motto “Healthy Mongolian Children”.
The tournament will be held in five age categories: nine, 10, 11, 12, and 13 to
15. Young wrestlers with the best technique, combative spirit, and dedication will be awarded.
The top eight junior sumo wrestlers will be selected in each category and junior wrestlers will take part in the next International Hakuho Cup, which is set to take place in Tokyo, Japan in January 2018. They will be also be provided with a chance to study in Japan.