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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, July 19, 2001

July Grand Sumo Tournament
Musashimaru, Kaio tied for lead at 11-1

Advertiser Staff

Hawai'i yokozuna Musashimaru threw sekiwake Kotomitsuki out of the ring with one hand today and remained tied for the lead with ozeki Kaio after 12 days of the July Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya, Japan.

Musashimaru (Wai'anae's Fiamalu Penitani) and Kaio are 11-1. Kaio was nearly pushed out of the ring, but sidestepped ozeki Miyabiyama for the victory.

Ozeki Chiyotaikai is one victory behind at 10-2. Tamanoshima and Wakanosato are at 9-3.