Japanese Sumo Champion – level 1

03-02-2017 15:00

There is a new Japanese champion in sumo. Sumo is the national Japanese sport. It is a historic day for Japan. The Japanese champion wins after 18 years against champions from other countries. Samoan, Hawaiian and Mongolian wrestlers are usually the champions.

The Japanese champion is 30 years old. He wins a big sumo tournament in Tokyo. He has 14 wins and only 1 loss. He gets the title in a ceremony. He says that he is happy.

The champion wants to be much stronger. He wants to work hard and have good results. He gets a traditional fish. The fish is a symbol of the title. He celebrates. He is a national hero now.

Difficult words: wrestler (somebody who fights at sumo), ceremony (official meeting when somebody gets a title).

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