[sumo] Musashigawa kanreki dohyo-iri

Magnus Berg magnus.rie at comhem.se
Sun Jun 17 13:17:09 EDT 2007


Anybody know why Musashimaru didn't participate? Having raised a  
yokozuna, you'd think he'd want his prime deshi to be up there? I mean  
weren't Chiyonofuji and Hokutoumi the attendants for Kitanofuji?
Maguroyama

2007-06-17 kl. 17.59 skrev Achim Pawelczyk:

> Musashigawa-oyakata, former yokozuna Mienoumi, performed a kanreki  
> dohyo-iri on the 16th.
> The kanreki dohyo-iri with a red tsuna (rope) celebrates the event of  
> a yokozuna completing the kanreki cycle of 60 years, a rare thing in  
> the past. Not all yokozuna did it though.
>
> The oyakata turns 60 only in February next year, but the party  
> celebrating 25 years of Musashigawa-beya was apparently reason enough  
> to do it now.
> The last kanreki dohyo-iri was by Kitanofuji in 2002.
> This was the 8th in history, but the first held in a hotel, with about  
> 1200 guests present.
> The unryu-style dohyo-iri on a dohyo built on a stage had the former  
> ozeki Dejima and Miyabiyama as tachi-mochi and tsuyu-harai.
>
> Pictures - big
> http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20070616-05322613-jijp-spo.view-001
> http://www.sponichi.co.jp/sports/special/2007sumounagoya/ 
> KFullNormal20070617076_p.html
>
> small
> http://www.chunichi.co.jp/chuspo/article/sumo/news/ 
> CK2007061702024777.html
> http://www.tokyo-np.co.jp/s/tochu/article/2007061601000577.html
> http://www.mainichi-msn.co.jp/sports/battle/sumo/news/ 
> 20070617spn00m050015000c.html
> http://www.daily.co.jp/general/2007/06/17/0000392269.shtml
> http://www.sanspo.com/sports/top/sp200706/sp2007061700.html
>
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