• Kyodo


Sumo stablemaster Keihito Tagonoura, former makuuchi-division wrestler Kushimaumi, died of unknown causes at a Tokyo hospital on Monday, police said. He was 46.

A native of Wakayama Prefecture, the wrestler, whose real name was Keita Kushima, won the first-ever amateur championship as a high school student and took 28 titles when he was a student at Nihon University.

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