[sumo] What's with Hakuho at the tachi-ai?
sumodeezdayz at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 26 17:45:50 EDT 2006
Thanks for this observation:
--- James Eaton <jj at zolx.com> wrote:
> In day two's bout agains Wakanasato, Asashoryu does
> the same as Hakuho,
> making no effort to touch down his left hand.
> It certainly doesn't appear that the requirement is
> being strictly upheld
> against the other rikishi.
That's what I thought I was seeing as well. There was
a time when they took such care to see that both hands
touched, but it seems more form than content now.
Angie in Texas, US
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