Tenryū Saburō

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Tenryū Saburō
天竜 三郎
Tenryu Saburo.jpg
Personal information
Born Saburō Wakuta
(1903-11-01)November 1, 1903
Shizuoka prefecture, Japan
Died August 20, 1989(1989-08-20) (aged 85)
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 116 kg (256 lb)
Career
Stable Dewanoumi
Record 171-85-18-6draws
Debut May, 1920
Highest rank Sekiwake (May, 1930)
Retired January, 1932
Championships 1 (Jūryō),
1 (Sandanme)
* Up to date as of July 2013.

Tenryū Saburō, (November 1, 1903 – August 20, 1989) born Saburō Wakuta in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, was a professional sumo wrestler with the Dewanoumi stable. As the ring-leader of the so-called "Shunjūen Incident", in which many wrestlers went on strike, he was expelled by the Japan Sumo Association in 1932.

Career record[edit]

Tenryū Saburō[1]
- Spring
Haru basho, varied
Summer
Natsu basho, varied
1920 (Maezumo) East Jonokuchi #18
0–0–5
 
1921 East Jonokuchi #11
1–2–2
 
East Jonokuchi #9
2–2
1d

 
1922 East Jonidan #26
4–1
 
West Sandanme #27
1–3
1d

 
1923 East Sandanme #40
6–3
1d

 
East Sandanme #18
4–2
 
1924 East Sandanme #4
4–0
1d
Championship

 
East Makushita #14
4–2
 
1925 East Makushita #3
3–3
 
West Makushita #5
2–3
1d

 
1926 West Makushita #9
4–2
 
West Makushita #5
2–4
 
- Spring
Haru basho, Tokyo
March
Sangatsu basho, varied
Summer
Natsu basho, Tokyo
October
Jūgatsu basho, varied
1927 East Makushita #19
5–1
 
East Makushita #19
5–1
 
East Jūryō #10
3–3
 
West Jūryō #10
6–5
 
1928 East Jūryō #10
10–1
Championship

 
East Jūryō #2
7–4
 
West Maegashira #13
9–2
 
West Maegashira #13
8–3
 
1929 East Maegashira #2
0–0–11
 
East Maegashira #2
6–5
 
East Maegashira #6
8–3
 
East Maegashira #6
6–5
 
1930 East Maegashira #1
7–4
 
East Maegashira #1
10–1
 
East Sekiwake
6–4
 
East Sekiwake
8–3
 
1931 West Sekiwake
8–3
 
West Sekiwake
8–3
 
East Sekiwake
6–5
 
East Sekiwake
8–3
 
1932 West Sekiwake

Expelled

 
Record given as win-loss-absent    Top Division Champion Top Division Runner-up Retired Lower Divisions

Key:d=Draw(s) (引分);   h=Hold(s) (預り)
Divisions: MakuuchiJūryōMakushitaSandanmeJonidanJonokuchi

Makuuchi ranks: YokozunaŌzekiSekiwakeKomusubiMaegashira

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tenryu Saburo Rikishi Information". Sumo Reference. Retrieved 2013-07-12.