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Sumo wrestlers clash in a ring in Nagoya. Once supported by the patronage of emperors, Japan’s national sport has roots going back nearly 1,500 years. Short but intense, most matches last less than a minute, with the grandly attired gyoji serving as referee.

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Sumo wrestler, ca. 1910, Japan

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Sumo

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Picked up by CGchips. 2D,3DCG tutorials and 3Dprinter news site. http://cgchips.com/

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Female Sumo champion. Her league was not recognized by the Sumo Federation.

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Sumo wrestlers defying gravity! Kotooshu loses the match with his hand touching the ground while Goeido stays aloft another split second.

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Sumo wrestler, ca. 1910

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#Sumo #Wrestler by Denis Rouvre

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Denis Rouvre . Sumo

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Sumo wrestling, Japan

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Young boys in a sumo competition

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Young boys in Sumo Competition from early 20th century

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