Hakuho Cup to com­mence on Oc­to­ber 22

The UB Post - - SPORTS & CULTURE -

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.

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