Sumo wrestlers perform at the 'Honozumo', an exhibition sumo tournament.
epa03173390 Sumo wrestlers attend to a ritual ceremony at the Yasukuni Shrine for the 'Honozumo', an exhibition sumo tournament at the Yasukuni Shrine precincts, in Tokyo, Japan, 06 April 2012. Hundreds of spectators enjoyed this one-day event where sumo wrestlers perform their skills. Sumo wrestling is originated in Japan where it is practised professionally. Its tradition is very ancient and the sport includes many ritual elements related to the Shinto religion. In the past years, a record of number of foreigners compete in the top two divisions and the current yokozuna (grand champions), Hakuho, is Mongolian. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON
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