Iwashita Eiichi

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Iwashita Eiichi
岩波 重廣
Personal information
Born Eiichi Iwashita
(1955-02-15)February 15, 1955
Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan
Died January 21, 1999(1999-01-21) (aged 43)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 136 kg (300 lb; 21.4 st)
Career
Stable Tatsunami
Record 394-390-23
Debut November, 1971
Highest rank Maegashira 8 (November, 1979)
Retired March, 1984
Championships 1 (Jūryō)
2 (Sandanme)
* Up to date as of Sep. 2012.

Iwashita Eiichi (born Eiichi Iwashita; February 15, 1955 - January 21, 1999) was a sumo wrestler from Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan. He made his professional debut in November 1971, and reached the top division in July 1977. His highest rank was maegashira 8. He also fought under the shikona of Terunoyama and Iwanami. He left the sumo world upon retirement in March 1984.

Career record[edit]

Iwashita Eiichi[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
1971 x x x x x (Maezumo)
1972 (Maezumo) West Jonokuchi #5
6–1
 
East Jonidan #27
3–4
 
West Jonidan #38
6–1
 
East Sandanme #72
6–1
 
West Sandanme #29
4–3
 
1973 East Sandanme #18
6–1
 
West Makushita #41
3–4
 
West Makushita #47
2–5
 
East Sandanme #6
3–4
 
West Sandanme #20
3–4
 
East Sandanme #34
7–0
Champion

 
1974 West Makushita #32
2–5
 
West Makushita #49
3–4
 
West Makushita #60
2–5
 
West Sandanme #18
7–0–P
Champion

 
West Makushita #22
2–5
 
West Makushita #40
4–3
 
1975 West Makushita #30
3–4
 
East Makushita #38
3–4
 
West Makushita #46
5–2
 
East Makushita #31
6–1
 
East Makushita #10
3–4
 
West Makushita #14
4–3
 
1976 West Makushita #10
4–3
 
West Makushita #7
5–2
 
East Makushita #2
4–3
 
East Makushita #1
4–3
 
East Jūryō #13
8–7
 
East Jūryō #9
10–5
 
1977 East Jūryō #3
8–7
 
East Jūryō #2
7–8
 
East Jūryō #3
9–6
 
West Maegashira #11
7–7–1
 
East Maegashira #13
Sat out due to injury
0–0–15
East Maegashira #13
7–8
 
1978 East Jūryō #1
7–8
 
West Maegashira #12
4–11
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
West Jūryō #3
10–5–P
 
East Maegashira #13
6–9
 
East Jūryō #5
10–5
 
1979 West Maegashira #13
5–10
 
East Jūryō #3
8–7
 
West Jūryō #1
12–3
Champion

 
West Maegashira #9
7–8
 
East Maegashira #12
8–7
 
West Maegashira #8
7–8
 
1980 East Maegashira #9
7–8
 
East Maegashira #11
8–7
 
East Maegashira #8
7–8
 
West Maegashira #9
5–10
 
West Jūryō #2
4–11
 
East Jūryō #8
10–5
 
1981 East Jūryō #3
9–6
 
East Maegashira #13
8–7
 
East Maegashira #9
6–9
 
East Maegashira #12
6–9
 
East Jūryō #2
8–7
 
West Maegashira #13
5–10
 
1982 West Jūryō #4
5–10
 
West Jūryō #9
10–5
 
East Jūryō #3
4–11
 
East Jūryō #9
6–9
 
East Jūryō #12
5–10
 
West Makushita #7
3–4
 
1983 East Makushita #13
1–6
 
East Makushita #37
2–5
 
West Sandanme #2
3–4
 
East Sandanme #18
5–2
 
East Makushita #54
3–4
 
East Sandanme #5
3–4
 
1984 West Sandanme #16
1–6
 
East Sandanme #49
Retired
0–0–7
x x x x
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. ^ "Iwashita Eiichi Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-11.