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I am a simple person with extensive life experience. I have already put my 15 years of experience acquired in Asia into practice in Estonia, and I will continue to do so also in the future. It is important to me that good and comfortable life would be ensured to everyone in rural areas, and that farmers would be decently paid for their work.

Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee, Rural Affairs Committee
Electoral district: Harjumaa and Raplamaa

Kaido Höövelson


Harju County and Rapla County Electoral District

5 November 1984 Ebavere, Lääne-Viru County
Married, one son 

Education: Kunda Coeducational Gymnasium, 2000–2002; Audentes Sports Gymnasium 2003. 

Career: Japan Sumo Association, professional sumo wrestler (under the name Baruto) 2004–2014; Office Kitano 2014–2018; J-Trading Co., Ltd 2016–2018. 

Party affiliation: Estonian Centre Party 2018– 

Membership in representative bodies: 14th Riigikogu. 

Awards: Order of the White Star, 3rd Class 2012.
Order of Merit of the Estonian Olympic Committee 2011; Barclay de Tolly Friends Club Honour and Pride of Estonia Medal 2018. 

Other activities: Enterprise Estonia, Member of the Supervisory Board 2018–2019; Estonian Sumo Association, Vice President; Rescue Association, patron; sports club Eesti Karud, coach 2014–.
Ōzeki sumo wrestler title in Japan 2010–2012.
Subject of the documentary movie Baruto – tõlkes kaduma läinud (Baruto – Lost in Translation), written and directed by Artur Talvik 2009 and book Baruto. Rääkimata lood (Baruto. Untold Stories), authors Einar Ellermaa, Inge Pitsner 2019. 

Hobbies: fishing, literature, history, animal and plant agriculture.



  • Kalandusturu korraldamise seaduse ja karistusregistri seaduse muutmise seaduse eelnõu (310 SE) teine lugemine
  • Jah, aitäh! Kuna ühtegi muudatusettepanekut ei laekunud üheltki komisjonilt, Riigikogu liikmelt ega kalandusega seotud ettevõttelt, siis järelikult on see eelnõu nii hea ja kõik olid sellega rahul.
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The attendance check information only shows who were present or absent at the moment of attendance check and not during the whole day of the sitting.
18.05.2021 / 13:12
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus ’’Riigikogu otsuse „Korruptsioonivastase erikomisjoni moodustamine’’ muutmine’’
18.05.2021 / 12:49
In favourIn favour
Extending the working time Riigikogu otsus ’’Riigikogu otsuse „Korruptsioonivastase erikomisjoni moodustamine’’ muutmine’’
18.05.2021 / 12:08
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Riigikogu otsuse „Riigieelarve kontrolli erikomisjoni moodustamine“ muutmine"
18.05.2021 / 10:06
In favourIn favour
Final vote Riigikogu otsus "Riigikogu otsuse „Julgeolekuasutuste järelevalve erikomisjoni moodustamine" muutmine"
18.05.2021 / 10:00
Attendance check
17.05.2021 / 15:02
In favourIn favour
Approval of agenda
17.05.2021 / 15:01
Attendance check