sumo

Day 94- Sumo

Sumo wrestling is spilt into six divisions- wrestlers in the top two divisions are known as sekitori, while lower division wrestlers are referred to as rikishi. Before each round of fighting can begin, each division of wrestlers will perform an opening ceremony- seeming to involve a stomp around the ring, a blessing and some ritualistic moves and chants.

This is the second division of wrestlers, mid ritual, showing off a uniquely Japanese tradition.

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