Chapter 1: What is Sumo Wrestling?

Gutman, Bill
January 1995
Sumo Wrestling;1995, p4
Book Chapter
The chapter describes sumo wrestling. Japanese sumo wrestling goes back thousands of years ago. It started as a deadly form of combat, but has become an art and a sport. Sumo champions are admired for their skill and strength. Sumo is a professional and amateur sport. Jesse Kahualua became the first non-Asian to become a sumo champion.


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