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2013 Queensland Sumo Championships

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 »

2013 Oceania Sumo Championships Results

2013 Oceania Sumo Championships 3rd February Broadbeach PCYC Gold Coast Junior Combined Challenge 1st Brandon Venter QLD 2nd Jessica Lawand QLD 3rd  Brandon Jin NSW Middleweight Women 1st Geneva Webber NZ 2nd Emily Knauth QLD Heavyweight Women 1st Lauren Ivory QLD Women’s Open 1st Geneva Webber NZ 2nd Lauren Ivory QLD Lightweight Men 1st Glenn Sullivan NZ 2nd Luke Bulger… Read more »

2013 Oceania Sumo Championships

This year it is our turn to host and the 2013 Oceania Sumo Championships will be held Sunday 3rd February at the Gold Coast.  The venue is the Gold Coast Sumo Club’s home at the PCYC 180 Monaco St Broadbeach Waters, Gold Coast. Audience admission $5 adults $2 children. Competition entry $20 adults $5 children. Competitions will be for men and… Read more »

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Big Year for Sumo in 2013 There will be three big international events for sumo in 2013 The Oceania Sumo Championships at the Gold Coast 3rd February, The World Games in Cali Colombia 26th & 27th July and the 2nd World Combat Games in St Petersburg Russia 19th & 20th October. Oceania Sumo Championships 3rd February, Sunday.  Broadbeach PCYC Monaco St Broadbeach Gold Coast from 10… Read more »

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Season’s Greetings from the Australian Sumo Federation Wishing you all the best for 2013 Thanks to everyone for their support in 2012 and looking forward to a great year in 2013 Important sumo dates for 2013 2013 Oceania Sumo Championships Gold Coast   3rd February      The World Games 2013 Cali, Colombia   26th & 27th  July 2nd Martial Arts & Combat Games St Petersburg, Russia    19th &… Read more »

2012 Sumo World Championships Summary

The Australian team made a great effort at the 2012 Sumo World Championships, but the opposition was very tough and we were not able to score any medals this time.  The team members are still to be congratulated on the work they put into their preparations and the dedication with which they faced the task of representing Australia in this… Read more »