Toyoyama, a former makuuchi wrestler of sumo wrestling who lost in the Kyushu tournament at Juryo, retired from active duty on the 28th.
Born in Niigata Prefecture, Toyoyama is 29 years old, was active in student sumo during his time at Tokyo University of Agriculture, and entered Tokitsukaze stable.
In the spring of 2016, he stepped on the first ring with the 100th rating of the third stage, and in just over a year he made his debut. I inherited the shiko name.
A strong push from a large body is a characteristic, and in 2018, he won 12 victories at the Nagoya tournament and won the Fighting Spirit Award, and was expected to have a future, but after that he suffered from injuries to both elbows and fell to Juryo. I couldn't get the grades I wanted.
The 14th maegashira, the previous place, fell back to juryo with 4 wins and 11 losses, and the 4th juryo now place also lost 5 straight from the 8th day of Chunichi. Finished with 5 wins and 10 losses.
Toyoyama submitted his retirement notification to the Japan Sumo Association, which was accepted on the 28th and retired.
His reign in makuuchi was 26 places, and the highest rank was maegashira.
Toyoyama is scheduled to hold his retirement press conference on the 29th.