Musashiyama Takeshi

Martial Artist

1909 – 1969

Who was Musashiyama Takeshi?

Musashiyama Takeshi was a sumo wrestler from Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He was the sport's 33rd Yokozuna. He had a rapid rise through the ranks, setting several youth records, and was very popular with the public. However he did not fulfil his great potential at sumo's highest rank, missing many matches because of injury and winning no tournaments.

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Born
Dec 5, 1909
Kōhoku-ku, Yokohama
Also known as
  • Shiranui
  • Dekiyama
  • Yokoyama Takeshi
  • 出来山
  • Takeshi Musashiyama
  • Takeshi Yokoyama
  • 不知火
  • 武藏山 武
Children
  • Yokoyama Masahiro
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Lived in
  • Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Yokohama
Died
Mar 15, 1969