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Veteran maegashira Aminishiki will sit out the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament starting this weekend after failing to recover from a serious foot injury, his stablemaster Isegahama said on Thursday.

Thirteenth-ranked Aminishiki, at 37 the oldest active sumo wrestler, pulled out on the third day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament after tearing his left Achilles tendon.

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