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Brothers Ryu and Rei Hayashi are aiming to make sumo history by becoming the first set of twins to reach yokozuna, the sport’s highest rank.

The 15-year-old identical twins from the Nishonoseki stable, who go by their ring names Hayashiryu and Rinko, say they are each other’s “rival and emotional support” as they seek to break new ground in the ancient sport.

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