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The World Games: Sumo

Presented by The World Games 2022 at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium, Birmingham AL

Jul 09 - 10 2022
The World Games: Sumo

Sumo is a competitive, full-contact wrestling sport where a wrestler (rikishi) attempts to force another wrestler out of a 4.55 meter circular ring (dohyō) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of their feet. While competing, athletes wear a loin-cloth (mawashi). Women wear leotards underneath the mawashi. Punching, poking, kicking the chest or abdominal areas, taking hold of the opponent’s hair, throat, clothing other than the mawashi, the maebukuro (front pouch

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July 9, 2022 – Heavyweight/Lightweight/Midweight
12:40PM – 4:30PM: Qualifying, Men / Women
6:00PM – 9:20PM: Final, Men / Women

July 10, 2022 – Open Weight
3:30PM-8:00PM: Qualifying/Final, Men / Women

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  • Jul 9, 2022 at 12:40 pm - 09:20 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 10, 2022 at 03:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Boutwell Municipal Auditorium

1930 8th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

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