The elderly women of Shimoda in Japan have returned to the ancient sport of Sumo Wrestling.
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SPORT: SUMO WRESTLING
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Background: The elderly women of Shimoda in Japan have returned to the ancient sport of Sumo Wrestling.
All participants are abalone divers who've been fishing for shellfish for more than 40 years.
When the sport was revived on Sunday (8 January) the championship was won by Mrs. En T???mamoto, aged 72.