Some scintillating sumo action was had Saturday night in North Sydney! Thanks to all those that competed, attended and helped out. The results are as follows: Female Lightweight: 1st: Alessandra Martines 2nd: Zoe Wilkins Junior Male Lightweight: 1st: Brandon Jin Middleweight: 1st: Thomas Traill Heavyweight: 1st: Lio Soane Open: 1st: Lio Soane 2nd: Thomas Traill 3rd: Brandon Jin Male Lightweight: 1st: Petr… Read more »
With representative spots on the line for the 2017 World Games in Poland, there should be plenty of intense sumo action.
The following have been selected to represent Australia at the Sumo World Championships in Osaka in August. Junior Boys: Lightweight Jack Carlson, Middleweight Brandon Venter, Open Brandon Jin Men: Lightweight Joel Kindred, Middleweight Dan Bazzana, Heavyweight Clark Peteru, Open Jason Mareko Women: Lightweight Jessy Clark We wish them the best of luck in the competition and look forward to celebrating… Read more »
The competition at the Neanae Hall in Lower Hutt New Zealand on Saturday 24th May, was an exciting one with Australia taking honours in the Light and Middleweight categories and New Zealand the Heavyweight and Open. New Zealand also won the Oceania Team trophy event. Derek Boyer, former heavyweight champion, had slimmed down to compete at middleweight and won that… Read more »
The Australian Team for the 2014 Oceania Sumo Championships has been finalised with 2 lightweights, 4 middleweights and 2 heavyweights as follows: Lightweight Joel Kindred QLD & David Hoens QLD Middleweight Derek Boyer QLD, Dan Bazzana QLD, Garth Harold QLD & Francesco Mulraney SA Heavyweights Jacob Handley QLD & Chico Pemberton VIC According to Oceania Sumo Union President, Martin Stirling,… Read more »
The 2014 Oceania Sumo Championships will be held on Saturday 24th May, Lower Hutt New Zealand. This is a qualifying event for future World Games and World Combat Games teams for Oceania.
2014 Oceania Sumo Championships 24th May Saturday This year the competition will be held in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. 19th Sumo World Championships – 10th Women’s Sumo World Championships -12th Junior Sumo World Championships – 4th Women’s Junior Sumo World Championships 30th – 31st August Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei 2014 Australian National Sumo Championships – to be announced
We would like to wish our Aussies on the Oceania Team good luck at the World Combat Games 2013 to be held in St Petersburg Russia 18th & 19th October. John Traill ( Johnofuji) will contest the lightweight and Joe Saunders the middleweight in the men’s division, and Caitlin Szanto will represent us as lightweight in the women’s events. All… Read more »
It was an small but international field at the Queensland Sumo Championships. Competitors from Japan, India and Iran joined the Aussies on the mat. Women were also underrepresented so Steph Weeks, currently a middleweight (under 80kg) took on the lightweight men (under 85 kg), for a lively contest in round robin format. Drew Weeks made a good comeback from injury to… Read more »