Futagodake Takeshi

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Futagodake Takeshi
二子岳 武
Personal information
Born Takeshi Yamanaka
(1943-11-15) November 15, 1943 (age 74)
Kanagi, Aomori, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 106 kg (234 lb)
Career
Stable HanakagoFutagoyama
Record 571-569-37-1(draw)
Debut January, 1961
Highest rank Komusubi (November, 1967)
Retired September, 1976
Special Prizes Technique (1)
Gold Stars 1 (Taihō)
* Up to date as of Sep. 2012.

Futagodake Takeshi (born 15 November 1943 as Takeshi Yamanaka) is a former sumo wrestler from Kanagi, Aomori, Japan. He made his professional debut in January 1961, and reached the top division in January 1967. His highest rank was komusubi. He retired in September 1976 and became an elder in the Japan Sumo Association. In 1993 he branched out from Futagoyama-beya and opened up Araiso-beya. Araiso-beya folded when Futagodake reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 in November 2008.[1]

Career record[edit]

Futagodake Takeshi[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
1961 (Maezumo) West Jonokuchi #15
6–1–P
 
East Jonidan #55
5–2
 
East Jonidan #5
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
West Jonidan #51
6–1
 
West Sandanme #97
5–2
 
1962 East Sandanme #56
4–3
 
West Sandanme #40
4–3
 
West Sandanme #31
4–3
 
East Sandanme #24
4–3
 
West Sandanme #15
5–2
 
West Makushita #89
5–2
 
1963 West Makushita #71
4–3
 
West Makushita #66
4–3
 
East Makushita #59
4–3
 
West Makushita #52
5–2
 
East Makushita #35
4–3
 
East Makushita #28
4–3
 
1964 East Makushita #23
5–2
 
West Makushita #14
4–3
 
West Makushita #12
5–2
 
West Makushita #6
5–2
 
West Makushita #1
5–2
 
West Jūryō #17
4–6–5
 
1965 West Makushita #6
Sat out due to injury
0–0–7
West Makushita #46
4–3
 
East Makushita #42
4–3
 
West Makushita #39
6–1
 
East Makushita #19
6–1
 
West Makushita #3
6–1
 
1966 East Makushita #1
5–2
 
East Jūryō #17
10–5
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
East Jūryō #3
5–10
 
East Jūryō #6
10–5
 
West Jūryō #1
10–5
 
1967 West Maegashira #13
8–7
 
East Maegashira #12
9–6
 
East Maegashira #7
7–8
 
East Maegashira #7
9–6
 
East Maegashira #1
8–7
 
West Komusubi #1
5–10
 
1968 West Maegashira #4
8–7
 
West Komusubi #1
8–7
 
West Komusubi #1
0–5–10
 
East Maegashira #6
8–7
 
East Maegashira #4
6–9
 
West Maegashira #7
10–5
T
1969 East Maegashira #2
5–10
 
East Maegashira #6
6–9
 
East Maegashira #9
4–11
 
West Jūryō #3
10–5
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
East Maegashira #4
5–10
1970 West Maegashira #8
9–6
 
West Maegashira #2
4–11
 
West Maegashira #9
7–8
 
West Maegashira #10
8–7
 
West Maegashira #4
4–11
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
1971 West Maegashira #6
9–6
 
East Maegashira #1
2–13
 
West Maegashira #11
8–7
 
West Maegashira #6
8–7
 
East Maegashira #3
3–12
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
1972 East Maegashira #4
6–9
 
East Maegashira #8
8–7
 
West Maegashira #2
4–11
 
East Maegashira #9
8–7
 
East Maegashira #6
7–8
 
West Maegashira #8
6–9
 
1973 East Maegashira #12
9–6
 
West Maegashira #6
8–7
 
West Maegashira #2
5–10
 
West Maegashira #8
8–7
 
East Maegashira #3
3–12
 
East Maegashira #10
5–10
 
1974 East Jūryō #2
9–6
 
East Maegashira #12
9–6
 
East Maegashira #5
6–9
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
East Maegashira #6
6–8–1draw
 
East Maegashira #11
8–7
 
1975 West Maegashira #7
8–7
 
East Maegashira #6
5–10
 
West Maegashira #11
9–6
 
East Maegashira #6
6–9
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
West Maegashira #6
5–10
 
1976 East Maegashira #12
8–7
 
East Maegashira #11
8–7
 
West Maegashira #8
9–6
 
East Maegashira #4
4–11
 
East Maegashira #12
Retired
0–7–8
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. ^ "Futagodake Takeshi Kabu History". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Futagodake Takeshi Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-07.