Japan men's national volleyball team

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Association Japan Volleyball Association
Confederation AVC
FIVB ranking 16 (as of September 2014)
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Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 8 (First in 1964)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (1972)
World Championship
Appearances 13 (First in 1960)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg (1970, 1974)
Website http://www.jva.or.jp/en/
Japan men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1968 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Team competition
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Team competition
FIVB World Cup
Silver medal – second place 1977 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1969 Team competition
World Grand Champions Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Team competition
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 2005 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1995 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1991 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1987 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1983 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1975 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1997 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1989 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Team competition
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1994 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1982 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1974 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1970 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1966 Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1958 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 2014 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1978 Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1962 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Team competition
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Team competition
Asian Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Team competition

The Japan men's national volleyball team is the volleyball national team of Japan. Japan won Gold medal in the Olympics 1972 and won Seven times Gold medal in Asian Championships.

Results[edit]

World Cup[edit]

World League[edit]

  • 1990 — 6th place
  • 1991 — 7th place
  • 1992 — 10th place
  • 1993 — 6th place
  • 1994 — 7th place
  • 1995 — 8th place
  • 1996 — 9th place
  • 1997 — 12th place
  • 1998 — did not compete
  • 1999 — did not compete
  • 2000 — did not compete
  • 2001 — 9th place
  • 2002 — 13th place
  • 2003 — 13th place
  • 2004 — 10th place
  • 2005 — 10th place
  • 2006 — 13th place
  • 2007 — 13th place
  • 2008 — 6th place
  • 2009 — 15th place
  • 2010 — did not compete
  • 2011 — 15th place
  • 2012 — 15th place
  • 2013 — 18th place
  • 2014 — 19th place

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Squads[edit]






Current team[edit]

The following is the Japanese roster in the 2014 Asian Games.

Team Manager: Katsumi Oda
Head coach: Masashi Nambu
Assistant Coach: Koichiro Shimbo
Trainer: Masaru Ogata

# Name Birthdate Age
(2007)
Club
1 Kunihiro Shimizu 1986 28 Japan Panasonic Panthers
6 Shohei Uchiyama 1987 26 Japan Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza
7 Yu Koshikawa 1984 30 Japan JT Thunders
8 Ryosuke Tsubakiyama 1988 26 Japan Suntory Sunbirds
11 Masahiro Yanagida 1992 22 Japan Keio University Volleyball club
12 Akihiro Yamashita 1993 20 Japan Aichi Gakuin University Volleyball club
13 Hideomi Fukatsu 1990 24 Japan Suntory Sunbirds
14 Yūki Ishikawa 1995 18 Japan Chuo University Volleyball club
16 Takashi Dekita 1991 23 Japan Osaka Blazers Sakai
17 Takeshi Nagano 1985 29 Japan Panasonic Panthers
18 Yuta Yoneyama 1984 30 Japan Toray Arrows
19 Yamato Fushimi 1991 22 Japan Toray Arrows

See also[edit]