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Why are sumo-wrestlers so fat?

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It’s to do with Newton’s second law of motion, which can be written as acceleration = force/mass. The heavier you are, the more force an opponent has to exert to get you moving and push you out of the ring, or to lift and throw you. The heaviest wrestler weighed 267kg, which no weightlifter has ever lifted.
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