Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France
Cycling: Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France, Saitama, Japan, Friday 25th October, 2013.
International cyclists participating in Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France visit the sumo club at Saitama Sakae School as part of a special exchange event organised prior to the criterium race. Le Tour de France stars Chris Froome, Marcel Kitel and Rui Costa changed into sumo gear and practiced with the students. The whole school with its brass band playing was out to welcome the international visitors who really enjoyed the reception.