Yokozuna Terunofuji withdrew from the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday after sustaining injuries to both knees, the sport’s only top-ranked wrestler needing three weeks to recover.
The 30-year-old of Mongolian descent, who lost to No.4 maegashira Takayasu on Monday for his fourth loss at Ryogoku Kokigikan, showed signs of discomfort in his long-troubled right knee this month.
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