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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.

Estonian Centre Party Faction
State Budget Control Select Committee, Environment 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 (Deputy Chairman of the State Budget Control Select
Committee 2021–); Vinni Rural Municipality Council 2021–. 

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.