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Rank-and-filer Okinoumi earned his eighth straight win at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday to remain undefeated and in sole control at the midpoint of the 15-day meet.

The No. 8 maegashira is the first top-division man to secure a winning record at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan, while No. 10 Meisei also recorded a victory on Day 8 to become the only wrestler one win back after sekiwake Mitakeumi suffered his second loss.

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