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November 20, 2017

If Sumo could be added as an Olympic event, Japan and Mongolia could vie for gold


Newsroom24x7 Desk

Japan-Mongolia-SummitTokyo: On Tokyo winning the bid to host the 2020 Olympics, Japanese Prime Minister Shinjo Abe said on Wednesday: “if Sumo could be added as an Olympic event, I believe Japan and Mongolia could vie for the gold medal.”

The Japanse Prime Minister was addressing a joint press conference after a signing ceremony following talks with Norov Altankhuyag, Prime Minister of Mongolia.

Abe described the summit meeting with the Mongolian Prime Minister as very meaningful.


Source: Official Website of the Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet

 

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