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sports association executive

Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sports association executive. Achievements include becoming the youngest ever to achieve sumo's top rank (Yokozuna); winning 24 Grand Sumo tournament championships; division record (804-247-107).

Background

Toshimitsu, Kitanoumi was born on May 16, 1953 in Hokkaido, Japan.

Career

Sumo wrestler, 1967—1985, Yokozuna, 1974—1985. Chairman Japan Sumo Association.

Achievements

  • Achievements include becoming the youngest ever to achieve sumo's top rank (Yokozuna). Winning 24 Grand Sumo tournament championships. Division record (804-247-107).