Sumotori Checkup Time!


It seems the time has come for all of the mighty Rikishi of Grand Sumo to undergo their periodic check ups. The sight of dozens of burly men in yakuta queued up for blood draws, weigh ins and general medical ephemera creates an environment ripe for photos, selfies and general wackiness. Fortunately, everyone posted things to twitter, and Tachiai is here to bring it to you, sumo fans.

Eeep!

More needles, scales and hijinks after the jump.

Hey, Kaisei (魁聖) – this is serious medical business, put down the Pokemon Go

Takayasu tries to keep steady as he takes his turn with the blood draw.

Assembly line style – get them done

The mighty Yoshikaze joins the squad getting blood pressure checked.  He is looking good, back to training and I am hopeful we will see him in Tokyo next month.

And this gem. Entitled – “He weighs how much?”

weigh-in

Finally – this picture of Nagoya champion Harumafuji, with his children in tow, taking care of business

 

One thought on “Sumotori Checkup Time!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s