Masudayama Yasuhito

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Masudayama Yasuhito
舛田山 靖仁
Personal information
Born Shigeru Masuda
(1951-04-10) April 10, 1951 (age 66)
Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 152 kg (335 lb)
Career
Stable Kasugano
Record 626-671-37
Debut March, 1974
Highest rank Sekiwake (September, 1983)
Retired July, 1989
Championships 1 (Jūryō)
Special Prizes Outstanding Performance (2)
Fighting Spirit (1)
Gold Stars 1 (Wakanohana II)
* Up to date as of July 21, 2016.

Masudayama Yasuhito (舛田山 靖仁, born 10 April 1951 as Shigeru Masuda) is a former sumo wrestler from Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan. He made his professional debut in March 1974, and reached the top division in November 1976. His highest rank was sekiwake. He retired in July 1989 and became an elder in the Japan Sumo Association under the name Chiganoura.[1] He was the oldest man in any of the professional sumo divisions at the time of his retirement. He set up Chiganoura stable in 2004. He retired upon reaching 65 years of age in April 2016, but was re-employed by his stable as a consultant.[2]

Career record[edit]

Masudayama Yasuhito[3]
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
1974 x Makushita tsukedashi #60
5–2
 
East Makushita #39
6–1
 
West Makushita #14
5–2
 
East Makushita #5
5–2
 
East Makushita #2
6–1
 
1975 West Jūryō #11
9–6
 
East Jūryō #7
8–7
 
West Jūryō #4
6–9
 
East Jūryō #7
5–3–7
 
East Jūryō #13
Sat out due to injury
0–0–15
East Jūryō #13
5–10
 
1976 West Makushita #6
5–2
 
West Makushita #2
5–2
 
East Jūryō #13
9–6
 
East Jūryō #7
8–7
 
West Jūryō #6
9–6
 
West Maegashira #13
8–7
 
1977 East Maegashira #9
8–7
 
East Maegashira #4
5–10
 
East Maegashira #10
6–9
 
East Maegashira #13
8–7
 
West Maegashira #10
8–7
 
East Maegashira #9
8–7
 
1978 East Maegashira #7
6–9
 
East Maegashira #11
9–6
 
East Maegashira #6
8–7
 
East Maegashira #3
5–10
 
West Maegashira #7
5–10
 
East Maegashira #13
9–6
 
1979 West Maegashira #5
6–9
 
West Maegashira #7
6–9
 
West Maegashira #10
8–7
 
West Maegashira #8
6–9
 
East Maegashira #13
10–5
 
West Maegashira #5
5–10
 
1980 West Maegashira #10
3–12
 
East Jūryō #5
11–4
 
West Maegashira #13
11–4
F
East Maegashira #3
5–10
 
West Maegashira #9
8–7
 
East Maegashira #3
9–6
O
1981 East Komusubi #1
5–10
 
West Maegashira #3
8–7
 
West Maegashira #1
6–9
 
East Maegashira #5
5–10
 
East Maegashira #9
3–7–5
 
West Jūryō #4
Sat out due to injury
0–0–15
1982 West Jūryō #4
6–9
 
West Jūryō #8
9–6
 
East Jūryō #4
10–5
 
West Maegashira #13
8–7
 
West Maegashira #9
9–6
 
West Maegashira #3
6–9
 
1983 East Maegashira #6
8–7
 
West Maegashira #1
6–9
 
West Maegashira #3
8–7
 
West Komusubi #1
8–7
O
East Sekiwake #1
3–12
 
East Maegashira #5
8–7
 
1984 West Komusubi #1
3–12
 
West Maegashira #6
6–9
 
West Maegashira #11
9–6
 
West Maegashira #5
6–9
 
East Maegashira #10
8–7
 
West Maegashira #5
6–9
 
1985 West Maegashira #10
8–7
 
West Maegashira #6
4–11
 
East Maegashira #14
2–13
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
East Jūryō #3
8–7
 
East Jūryō #2
8–7
 
1986 West Jūryō #1
5–10
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
East Jūryō #3
5–10
 
East Jūryō #9
8–7
 
West Jūryō #5
8–7
 
East Jūryō #4
6–9
 
1987 East Jūryō #8
9–6
 
East Jūryō #5
9–6
 
East Jūryō #2
5–10
 
West Jūryō #7
11–4
Champion

 
East Jūryō #1
5–10
 
East Jūryō #6
9–6
 
1988 West Jūryō #3
5–10
 
West Jūryō #7
9–6
 
West Jūryō #3
6–9
 
West Jūryō #7
8–7
 
West Jūryō #6
7–8
 
East Jūryō #8
8–7
 
1989 West Jūryō #4
5–10
 
East Jūryō #11
8–7
 
West Jūryō #8
7–8
 
West Jūryō #10
Retired
4–11
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. ^ "Oyakata (Coaches)". Nihon Sumo Kyokai. Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Masudayama Yasuhito Kabu History". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Masudayama Yasuhito Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2012-09-02.