28-year-old sumo wrestler is first in sport to die from coronavirus

Posted by on May 13, 2020 1:53 pm
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A 28-year-old Japanese sumo wrestler has died from the coronavirus — the first known athlete in the sport to pass away from COVID-19, according to a report. Kiyotaka Suetake, who competes as Shobushi, succumbed Wednesday to complications of the virus in an intensive care unit, CNN reported. “He fought tenaciously against the disease, enduring the…