13th US Sumo Open

The13th US Sumo Open at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Plaza on September 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Seven-time US Sumo Champion Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia throws USA's Kelly Gneiting (bottom) during the men's heavyweight competition.
Seven-time US Sumo Champion Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia throws USA's Kelly Gneiting (bottom) during the men's heavyweight competition.
Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia lifts Soslan Gagloev of Russia off his feet and out of the ring to win the Men's Heavyweight Final during the13th US Sumo Open.
Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia lifts Soslan Gagloev of Russia off his feet and out of the ring to win the Men's Heavyweight Final during the13th US Sumo Open.
Sumo wrestling figures showcased during the13th US Sumo Open.
Sumo wrestling figures showcased during the13th US Sumo Open.
Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia reacts to his win over Soslan Gagloev of Russia during the Men's Heavyweight Final.
Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia reacts to his win over Soslan Gagloev of Russia during the Men's Heavyweight Final.
Siosifa Isamau of Tonga is tosssed out of the ring by Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia.
Siosifa Isamau of Tonga is tosssed out of the ring by Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia.
Taiko drummers play during the13th US Sumo Open at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Plaza, in Los Angeles, California.
Taiko drummers play during the13th US Sumo Open at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Plaza, in Los Angeles, California.
Kelly Gneiting is picked up by Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia on way to victory in the Men's Heavyweight competition.
Kelly Gneiting is picked up by Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia on way to victory in the Men's Heavyweight competition.
Sharran Alexander of Great Britain reacts as she is knocked out of the ring by Liz Seward to lose the Women's Open-weight Final.
Sharran Alexander of Great Britain reacts as she is knocked out of the ring by Liz Seward to lose the Women's Open-weight Final.
(Left-Right) Soslan Gagloev of Russia, Director US Sumo Open Andrew Freund, and Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia break open a ceremonial barrell of sake before the start of the13th US Sumo Open.
(Left-Right) Soslan Gagloev of Russia, Director US Sumo Open Andrew Freund, and Byambajav Ulambayar of Mongolia break open a ceremonial barrell of sake before the start of the13th US Sumo Open.

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