Sumo Wrestling Awards

Awards
To be eligible for any award, the rikishi must have won at least eight of his fifteen matches. Yokozuna is the prize the title of the grand champions the runner up the second rank in the banzuke is known as the ozeki the champion. Shukun-sho The most outstanding performance award is given to a rikishi in the top division ranked below ozeki who defeats the most first and second rankings yokozuna or ozeki over the course of a basho or tournament. The overall winner of a tournament is awarded the Emperors Cup. The 2nd and 3rd runner up receive the Gino-sho award the technique prize awarded to a rikishi in the top division ranked below ozeki who demonstrates outstanding technique over the basho. The Kanto-sho the Fighting Spirit Prize is awarded to a rikishi in the top division ranked below ozeki who demonstrates the most fighting spirit over the course of a given basho.


First Place: Yokozuna wins emperors cup
Second Place: Ozeki wins Gino-sho
Most outstanding performance Great Shukun-sho

The fighting spirit prize Kanto-sho

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