Japan men's national water polo team

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Japan
Confederation AASF (Asia)
Head coach Yoji Omoto
Asst coach Takahisa Minami
Captain Yusuke Shimizu
FINA code JPN
Olympic Games
Appearances 8 (first in 1932)
Best result 4th place (1932)
World Championships
Appearances 6 (first in 2001)
Best result 11th place (2011)
World League
Appearances 8 (first in 2006)
Best result 7th place(2013)
Asian Games
Appearances 15 (first in 1954)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1958, 1962, 1966, 1970)

The Japan men's national water polo team is the representative for Japan in international men's water polo.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 1932 — 4th place
  • 1936 — First round
  • 1960 — First round
  • 1964 — First round
  • 1968 — 12th place
  • 1972 — 15th place
  • 1984 — 11th place
  • 2016 — 12th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 2001 — 16th place
  • 2003 — 15th place
  • 2005 — 14th place
  • 2007 — 16th place
  • 2011 — 11th place
  • 2015 — 13th place

FINA World League[edit]

  • 2006 — Preliminary round
  • 2007 — Preliminary round
  • 2008 — Preliminary round

Current Squad[edit]

The following is the Japanese roster in the men's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Head coach: Takahisa Minami

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Tanamura, KatsuyukiKatsuyuki Tanamura GK 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 3 August 1989 Japan Bourbon WP Club
2 Adachi, SeiyaSeiya Adachi D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 24 June 1995 Japan Nippon Sport
3 Arai, AtsushiAtsushi Arai D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 3 February 1994 Japan Nippon Sport
4 Shiga, MitsuakiMitsuaki Shiga D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 16 September 1991 Japan All-Nittaidai
5 Yanase, AkiraAkira Yanase CF 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 11 August 1988 Japan All-Nittaidai
6 Iida, AtsutoAtsuto Iida CB 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 24 December 1993 Japan Nippon Sport
7 Shimizu, YusukeYusuke Shimizu (c) CF 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 7 September 1988 Japan Bourbon WP Club
8 Kadono, YukiYuki Kadono D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 14 September 1990 Japan All-Nittaidai
9 Takei, KojiKoji Takei D 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 30 July 1990 Japan All-Nittaidai
10 Yasuda, KenyaKenya Yasuda CB 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 29 March 1989 Japan Bourbon WP Club
11 Okawa, KeigoKeigo Okawa CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 11 March 1990 Japan All-Nittaidai
12 Hazui, ShotaShota Hazui D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 30 September 1986 Japan Bourbon WP Club
13 Fukushima, TomoyoshiTomoyoshi Fukushima GK 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 3 June 1993 Japan Nippon Sport

References[edit]

  1. ^ "水球リオ五輪代表に志水ら13人 32年ぶり出場の男子" [Shimizu leads the 13-man water polo roster for the Rio Olympics after 32 years] (in Japanese). Japanese Olympic Committee. 2 March 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2016.