A Japanese sumo wrestler has died a month after falling on his head throughout a bout in a case that has raised questions concerning the sport’s response to medical emergencies.
- Sumos are anticipated to select themselves up following main incidents
- It is unclear if the pinnacle damage was linked to the demise
- Officers face calls to reform how the game cares for its wrestlers
Hibikiryu, 28, died of acute respiratory failure on Wednesday, the Japan Sumo Affiliation mentioned.
The wrestler, whose actual identify was Mitsuki Amano, was thrown by his opponent throughout a bout at a event on March 26.