Asanosho Hajime

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Asanosho Hajime
朝乃翔嚆矢
Personal information
Born Hajime Ozuka
(1969-12-23) December 23, 1969 (age 45)
Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 134 kg (295 lb)
Career
Stable Wakamatsu
Record 332-335-73
Debut March, 1992
Highest rank Maegashira 2 (March, 1997)
Retired January, 2002
Gold Stars 1 (Akebono)
* Up to date as of Sep. 2012.

Asanosho Hajime (born 23 December 1969 as Hajime Ozuka) is a former sumo wrestler from Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan. He made his professional debut in March 1992, and reached the top division in March 1995. His highest rank was maegashira 2. He retired in January 2002.[1]

Career record[edit]

Asanosho Hajime[2]
Year in sumo January
Hatsu basho, Tokyo
March
Haru basho, Osaka
May
Natsu basho, Tokyo
July
Nagoya basho, Nagoya
September
Aki basho, Tokyo
November
Kyūshū basho, Fukuoka
1992 x Makushita tsukedashi #60
4–3
 
West Makushita #48
5–2
 
East Makushita #27
4–3
 
West Makushita #18
5–2
 
West Makushita #9
5–2
 
1993 West Makushita #2
5–2
 
West Jūryō #12
9–6
 
East Jūryō #9
2–7–6
 
West Makushita #12
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
West Makushita #12
3–4
 
West Makushita #18
5–2
 
1994 West Makushita #9
4–3
 
West Makushita #5
5–2
 
East Jūryō #13
8–7
 
East Jūryō #11
8–7
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
West Jūryō #3
9–6
 
1995 East Jūryō #1
8–7
 
East Maegashira #16
8–7
 
East Maegashira #11
8–7
 
East Maegashira #8
5–10
 
East Maegashira #13
8–7
 
East Maegashira #12
9–6
 
1996 West Maegashira #7
6–9
 
West Maegashira #11
8–7
 
East Maegashira #5
6–9
 
West Maegashira #7
6–9
 
East Maegashira #10
8–7
 
West Maegashira #4
5–10
 
1997 West Maegashira #7
8–7
 
West Maegashira #2
7–8
East Maegashira #3
5–10
 
East Maegashira #7
7–8
 
East Maegashira #8
4–7–4
 
East Maegashira #15
Sat out due to injury
0–0–15
1998 East Maegashira #15
9–6
 
West Maegashira #11
7–8
 
East Maegashira #14
8–7
 
East Maegashira #12
7–8
 
West Maegashira #13
8–7
 
West Maegashira #10
6–9
 
1999 West Maegashira #13
6–9
 
West Maegashira #14
8–7
 
East Maegashira #13
9–6
 
West Maegashira #8
9–6
 
West Maegashira #2
7–8
 
West Maegashira #3
4–11
 
2000 West Maegashira #8
7–8
 
East Maegashira #10
6–9
 
West Maegashira #12
4–11
 
West Jūryō #5
0–1–14
 
West Makushita #6
2–5
 
East Makushita #17
0–1–6
 
2001 West Makushita #57
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
East Sandanme #37
6–1
 
East Makushita #53
4–3
 
West Makushita #44
5–2
 
East Makushita #30
4–3
 
East Makushita #26
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
2002 West Sandanme #6
Retired
0–0–7
x x x x x
Record given as win-loss-absent    Top Division Champion Retired Lower Divisions

Sanshō key: F=Fighting spirit; O=Outstanding performance; T=Technique     Also shown: =Kinboshi(s); P=Playoff(s)
Divisions: MakuuchiJūryōMakushitaSandanmeJonidanJonokuchi

Makuuchi ranks: YokozunaŌzekiSekiwakeKomusubiMaegashira

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who's who - Asanosho". Nihon Sumo Kyokai. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 
  2. ^ "Asanosho Hajime Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-04. 

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