1998 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, Honorable mention
Photographer

Craig Golding

The Sydney Morning Herald

01 June, 1997

A sumo wrestler lifts up a small boy as part of the entertainment before the matches at the Australian Grand Sumo Tournament. The tournament brought together 36 of the world's top 40 sumo wrestlers to compete. On the second night, the Japanese wrestler Takanohana emerged as the winner after defeating the only other wrestler boasting the rank of 'yokozuna' (champion of champions), Akebono of Hawaii.

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