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Take a break and watch three sumo wrestlers running the 100 metres*

*It’s more like 40 metres really. They are surprisingly quick though.

WHEN YOU THINK of sumo wrestling, speed is probably not a word that immediately springs to mind.

Tell that to these three exponents of the Japanese sport.

The three wrestlers – Kento Amakaze, Tatsuaki Kaiho and Kanata Takatenshu – are surprisingly light on their feet considering their size.


It’s a close-run thing but it looks like Kaiho takes the race in a photo finish.

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