Japan national handball team

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Association Japan Handball Association
Coach Dagur Sigurðsson
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 1972)
Best result 9th (1976)
World Championship
Appearances 13 (First in 1961)
Best result 10th (1970)
Asian Championship
Appearances 17 (First in 1977)
Best result 1st (1977, 1979)
Last updated on Unknown.

The Japan national handball team is the national handball team of Japan and is controlled by the Japan Handball Association.

Results[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

  • 1972 – 11th place
  • 1976 – 9th place
  • 1984 – 10th place
  • 1988 – 11th place
  • 2020Qualified as hosts

World Championship[edit]

  • 1961 – 12th place
  • 1964 – 16th place
  • 1967 – 11th place
  • 1970 – 10th place
  • 1974 – 12th place
  • 1978 – 12th place
  • 1982 – 14th place
  • 1990 – 15th place
  • 1995 – 23rd place
  • 1997 – 15th place
  • 2005 – 16th place
  • 2011 – 16th place
  • 2017 – 22nd place

Asian Championship[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Antonio Carlos Ortega

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
5 RB Kairi Kochi (1985-01-22) 22 January 1985 (age 32) 1.86 m 73 178 Japan Toyota Auto Body
6 P Takashi Kato (1989-10-30) 30 October 1989 (age 27) 1.88 m 35 34 Japan Daido Steel
8 RW Jin Watanabe (1990-01-17) 17 January 1990 (age 27) 1.83 m 33 116 Japan Toyota Auto Body
10 P Daichi Komuro (1988-06-28) 28 June 1988 (age 28) 1.88 m 25 16 Japan Osaki Osol
12 GK Masatake Kimura (1990-05-01) 1 May 1990 (age 26) 1.84 m 22 0 Japan Osaki Osol
17 CB Kento Uegaki (1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 26) 1.80 m 16 48 Japan Osaki Osol
19 RB Shinnosuke Tokuda (1995-12-06) 6 December 1995 (age 21) 1.78 m 8 20 Japan Univ. of Tsukuba
21 GK Akihito Kai (1987-04-29) 29 April 1987 (age 29) 1.84 m 58 0 Japan Toyota Auto Body
23 LW Goki Koshio (1991-09-18) 18 September 1991 (age 25) 1.82 m 3 7 Japan Toyoda Gosei
24 LB Hiroki Shida (1989-06-24) 24 June 1989 (age 27) 1.89 m 47 141 Japan Osaki Osol
25 RW Hiroki Motoki (1992-02-14) 14 February 1992 (age 25) 1.82 m 29 73 Japan Osaki Osol
27 P Hiroyasu Tamakawa (1995-04-27) 27 April 1995 (age 21) 1.98 m 0 0 Japan Kokushikan Univ.
29 CB Yuto Agarie (1993-07-06) 6 July 1993 (age 23) 1.83 m 9 18 Japan Daido Steel
30 LB Kohei Narita (1989-06-15) 15 June 1989 (age 27) 1.90 m 34 73 Japan Wakunaga Leolic
31 CB Atsushi Mekaru (1985-04-03) 3 April 1985 (age 31) 1.81 m 10 37 Spain Puente Genil
32 LW Remi Anri Doi (1989-09-28) 28 September 1989 (age 27) 1.81 m 8 22 France Chambéry Savoie
33 GK Takayuki Shimuzu (1983-08-27) 27 August 1983 (age 33) 1.86 m 25 0 Japan Wakunaga Leolic

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