Zaōnishiki Toshimasa

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Zaōnishiki Toshimasa (born Toshimasa Adachi; 3 September 1952 – 9 August 2020) was a sumo wrestler. He was born in Yamagata, Japan.

He made his professional debut in September 1970, and reached the top division in November 1976. His highest rank was maegashira 1. He retired in January 1983. He became an elder in the Japan Sumo Association. He reached the retirement age for elders of 65 in September 2017.

Zaōnishiki revealed in 2014 that he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. He died on 9 August 2020 from the disease at the age of 67.[1]

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  1. "元幕内の蔵玉錦さん死去、67歳 昨年9月に退職". Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). 9 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.