Tokitenkū Yoshiaki

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Yoshiaki in May 2008

Tokitenkū Yoshiaki (born Altangadasyn Khüchitbaatar, Mongolian: Алтангадасын Хүчитбаатар; 10 September 1979 – 31 January 2017) was a Mongolian sumo wrestler. He made his professional debut in 2002. He reached the top makuuchi division just two years later. The highest rank he reached was komusubi. He held this three separate times, but never not for more than one tournament. He earned one special prize, for Technique. He wrestled for Tokitsukaze stable. He was born in Altanbulag, Töv Province. He became a Japanese citizen in January 2014.

Yoshiaki died from lymphoma on 31 January 2017 in Tokyo at the age of 37.[1]

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  1. "Sumo: Former komusubi Tokitenku dies at 37". The Mainichi. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017.