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Three-time World Sumo champion Byamba sh

Three-time World Sumo champion Byamba shares his knowledge with kids during the children's day LA Bloom at Little Tokio in Los Angeles,California on May 05, 2012.Bayamba was teaching kids the basic excercises and movements of Sumo and explaining their cultural significance.Mongolian-born Byambajav Ulambayar competed in sports since he was a child. By age 15, “Byamba” had captured national junior champion titles in judo, sambo, and Mongolian wrestling.At that time,he was invited to join professional Sumo team in Japan.At age 21, Byamba was invited to perform sumo in the film “Oceans 13”.Since acting in 'Oceans 13', Byamba had performed in over 120 TV shows, films, commercials, and live events, all over the world. In just four years, he has traveled abroad over 50 times for his performances, and all over the United States. Some of his significant projects include being the mascot and face of Subaru Canada for the past three years, competing on 'America's Got Talent', spending a week on 'Gran Hermano' (Big Brother), with rave reviews, in Spain, performing sumo to packed arenas in India, and much more.AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)
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Three-time World Sumo champion Byamba shares his knowledge with kids during the children's day LA Bloom at Little Tokio in Los Angeles,California on May 05, 2012.Bayamba was teaching kids the basic excercises and movements of Sumo and explaining their cultural significance.Mongolian-born Byambajav Ulambayar competed in sports since he was a child. By age 15, “Byamba” had captured national junior champion titles in judo, sambo, and Mongolian wrestling.At that time,he was invited to join professional Sumo team in Japan.At age 21, Byamba was invited to perform sumo in the film “Oceans 13”.Since acting in 'Oceans 13', Byamba had performed in over 120 TV shows, films, commercials, and live events, all over the world. In just four years, he has traveled abroad over 50 times for his performances, and all over the United States. Some of his significant projects include being the mascot and face of Subaru Canada for the past three years, competing on 'America's Got Talent', spending a week on 'Gran Hermano' (Big Brother), with rave reviews, in Spain, performing sumo to packed arenas in India, and much more.AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)
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