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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, July 21, 2001

July Grand Sumo Tournament
Kaio wins July sumo title

Advertiser Staff

Ozeki (champion) Kaio threw down Hawai'i yokozuna (grand champion) Musashimaru today to clinch the July Grand Sumo Tournament at Nagoya, Japan.

Kaio improved to 13-1 with one day remaining. Musashimaru (Wai'anae's Fiamalu Penitani) fell into a three-way tie for second at 11-3.

The victory gave Kaio his third Emperor's Cup trophy.