Sumo

Facts

Discipline of Sumo
Participants 0
NOCs 0
Competitions held 0 (Venues)
Distinct events 1
IF International Sumo Federation

Description

Sumō, the Japanese traditional form of wrestling, was contested as a demonstration sport at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, as part of the budō demonstration, along with kendō (fencing) and kyudō (archery). Sumō wrestling is governed internationally by the International Sumō Federation (IFS), which was founded in 1946 and is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). As of 2020 the IFS has 87 affiliated member nations, including the U.S. state of Hawai‘i.

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Most successful competitors

Event types

Name Gender Still contested? Times held?
Unknown Event Men 1