TOKYO – Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to take a look at the traditional Japanese sport of sumo wrestling throughout a state go to are elevating safety points for organizers.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is raring to have Trump and his spouse Melania attend a match Could 26 and hand over a trophy to the winner.
However Japanese media studies say safety wants imply those that have already purchased tickets to 1,000 seats close to the ring should be checked prematurely. Ring-side seats are coveted for sumo, an art-like sport that dates again to the 17th century.
The Japan Sumo Affiliation declined remark Tuesday.
Trump says he’s having a trophy made, which Japanese media have already informally dubbed the “Trump Cup.”
Trump visits Japan Could 25-28.