Maruyama Takahiko

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Maruyama Takahiko
丸山 孝彦
Personal information
Born Takahiko Maruyama
(1946-11-14) November 14, 1946 (age 70)
Katsuyama, Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 114 kg (251 lb)
Career
Stable Tokitsukaze
Record 401-368-26
Debut May, 1962
Highest rank Maegashira 13 (July, 1973)
Retired September, 1976
Championships 1 (Jūryō)
1 (Makushita)
* Up to date as of Sep. 2012.

Maruyama Takahiko (born 14 November 1946 as Takahiko Maruyama) is a former sumo wrestler from Katsuyama, Fukuoka, Japan. He made his professional debut in May 1962 and reached the top division in May 1973. His highest rank was maegashira 13. He left the sumo world upon retirement from active competition in September 1976.

Career record[edit]

Maruyama Takahiko[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
1962 x x (Maezumo) (Maezumo) East Jonokuchi #14
4–3
 
East Jonidan #76
5–2
 
1963 West Jonidan #33
3–4
 
East Jonidan #57
4–3
 
East Jonidan #23
4–3
 
West Sandanme #88
3–4
 
West Jonidan #1
3–4
 
West Jonidan #16
6–1
 
1964 West Sandanme #68
4–3
 
East Sandanme #58
6–1
 
East Sandanme #21
3–4
 
East Sandanme #22
5–2
 
West Makushita #95
6–1
 
West Makushita #61
4–3
 
1965 East Makushita #56
5–2
 
East Makushita #39
3–4
 
East Makushita #47
2–5
 
West Makushita #60
4–3
 
West Makushita #56
3–4
 
West Makushita #65
4–3
 
1966 East Makushita #60
3–4
 
West Makushita #64
3–4
 
West Makushita #68
3–4
 
East Makushita #79
4–3
 
East Makushita #68
3–4
 
West Makushita #80
5–2
 
1967 West Makushita #61
4–3
 
West Makushita #52
3–4
 
East Sandanme #7
5–2
 
East Makushita #43
2–5
 
West Sandanme #2
3–4
 
West Sandanme #9
5–2
 
1968 West Makushita #45
2–5
 
West Sandanme #3
4–3
 
East Makushita #54
3–4
 
East Makushita #60
5–2
 
West Makushita #37
6–1
 
East Makushita #13
3–4
 
1969 West Makushita #15
5–2
 
West Makushita #6
3–4
 
East Makushita #9
3–4
 
West Makushita #12
5–2
 
West Makushita #3
3–4
 
West Makushita #6
2–5
 
1970 East Makushita #18
4–3
 
West Makushita #14
3–4
 
East Makushita #18
6–1
 
West Makushita #4
7–0–P
 
East Jūryō #10
9–6
 
East Jūryō #6
7–8
 
1971 West Jūryō #9
7–8
 
West Jūryō #13
4–11
 
West Makushita #8
2–5
 
East Makushita #22
4–3
 
East Makushita #20
6–1
 
East Makushita #6
4–3
 
1972 East Makushita #3
2–5
 
West Makushita #14
5–2
 
West Makushita #6
5–2
 
East Makushita #2
4–3
 
East Jūryō #12
9–6
 
West Jūryō #7
6–9
 
1973 West Jūryō #9
11–4
Champion

 
East Jūryō #1
8–5–2
 
East Maegashira #14
Sat out due to injury
0–0–15
East Maegashira #13
4–11
 
East Jūryō #6
6–9
 
West Jūryō #11
8–7
 
1974 West Jūryō #9
3–12
 
West Makushita #6
1–6
 
East Makushita #30
6–1
 
West Makushita #8
7–0–P
Champion

 
East Jūryō #12
8–7
 
East Jūryō #10
8–7
 
1975 East Jūryō #8
9–6
 
East Jūryō #3
9–6
 
East Jūryō #1
3–12
 
East Jūryō #12
8–7
 
East Jūryō #11
10–5
 
West Jūryō #5
11–4
 
1976 East Maegashira #13
4–9–2
 
West Jūryō #3
5–10
 
East Jūryō #9
7–8
 
West Jūryō #11
3–12
 
East Makushita #11
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. ^ "Maruyama Takahiko Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-18.