Arashiyama Jirō

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Arashiyama Jirō
嵐山 次郎
Personal information
Born Jirō Ebi
(1943-12-14) December 14, 1943 (age 73)
Anpachi, Gifu, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb)
Career
Stable Miyagino
Record 327-298-15
Debut March, 1960
Highest rank Maegashira 12 (November, 1966)
Retired May, 1972
Championships 1 (Jūryō)
* Up to date as of Sep. 2012.

Arashiyama Jirō (born 14 December 1943 as Jirō Ebi) is a former sumo wrestler from Anpachi, Gifu, Japan. He made his professional debut in March 1960 and reached the top division in March 1970. His highest rank was maegashira 12. He left the sumo world upon retirement from active competition in May 1972.

Career record[edit]

Arashiyama Jirō[1]
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
1960 x (Maezumo) (Maezumo) West Jonokuchi #24
2–5
 
East Jonokuchi #11
4–3
 
East Jonidan #73
3–4
 
1961 East Jonidan #81
4–3
 
East Jonidan #39
3–4
 
East Jonidan #51
3–4
 
East Jonidan #64
5–2
 
East Jonidan #14
3–4
 
East Jonidan #25
5–2
 
1962 East Sandanme #95
4–3
 
West Sandanme #74
5–2
 
West Sandanme #39
4–3
 
West Sandanme #33
3–4
 
West Sandanme #43
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
West Sandanme #82
4–3
 
1963 West Sandanme #68
6–1
 
West Sandanme #18
2–5
 
West Sandanme #42
4–3
 
West Sandanme #22
5–2
 
East Makushita #87
5–2
 
East Makushita #62
4–3
 
1964 West Makushita #54
5–2
 
East Makushita #39
2–5
 
East Makushita #53
4–3
 
East Makushita #49
3–4
 
West Makushita #59
5–2
 
East Makushita #43
5–2
 
1965 East Makushita #33
1–5–1
 
East Makushita #57
1–6
 
West Makushita #82
4–3
 
East Makushita #78
5–2
 
West Makushita #57
5–2
 
East Makushita #39
6–1
 
1966 West Makushita #23
3–4
 
West Makushita #25
4–3
 
East Makushita #23
3–4
 
East Makushita #28
4–3
 
East Makushita #24
6–1
 
West Makushita #12
6–1
 
1967 East Makushita #3
5–2
 
West Jūryō #18
8–7
 
West Makushita #3
4–3
 
East Makushita #2
3–4
 
East Makushita #5
4–3
 
West Makushita #2
2–5
 
1968 West Makushita #14
5–2
 
East Makushita #10
6–1
 
West Makushita #1
4–3
 
West Jūryō #13
8–7
 
West Jūryō #10
8–7
 
West Jūryō #8
7–8
 
1969 East Jūryō #9
4–11
 
East Makushita #2
5–2
 
West Jūryō #13
8–7
 
East Jūryō #8
11–4
Champion

 
East Jūryō #1
4–11
 
West Jūryō #8
9–6
 
1970 West Jūryō #3
8–7
 
East Maegashira #12
4–11
 
West Jūryō #5
6–9
 
East Jūryō #10
8–7
 
East Jūryō #8
3–12
 
West Makushita #1
3–4
 
1971 West Makushita #6
4–3
 
West Makushita #4
2–5
 
East Makushita #17
5–2
 
East Makushita #8
5–2
 
East Makushita #2
5–2
 
West Jūryō #12
8–7
 
1972 West Jūryō #9
6–9
 
East Jūryō #12
5–10
 
East Makushita #5
Retired
0–0–7
Record given as win-loss-absent    Top Division Champion Top Division Runner-up 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. ^ "Arashiyama Jirō Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-18.