Japan women's national basketball team

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Japan
Japan
FIBA ranking 17 Increase1
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Japan Basketball Association
Coach Tomohide Uchiumi
Olympic Games
Appearances 6
Women's World Cup
Appearances 12
Medals Silver: 1975
FIBA Asia Championship for Women
Appearances 11
Medals Gold: 1970, 2013

The Japan women's national basketball team is the women's basketball side that represents Japan in international competitions.

Current rosters[edit]

2014 FIBA World Championship for Women squad.


Japan women's national basketball team - 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – DOB Ht. Club
G 4 Oba, Kumiko 26 – (1988-05-17)17 May 1988 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Denso Iris Japan
F 5 Takada, Maki 25 – (1989-08-23)23 August 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Denso Iris Japan
C 6 Mamiya, Yuka 24 – (1990-04-03)3 April 1990 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) JX Sunflowers Japan
G 7 Yamamoto, Chinatsu 23 – (1991-08-12)12 August 1991 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Fujitsu Redwave Japan
G 8 Miyamoto, Michiko 28 – (1986-04-09)9 April 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Mitsubishi Koalas Japan
G 9 Kudeken, Emi 30 – (1984-08-03)3 August 1984 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Toyota Antelopes Japan
F 10 Tokashiki, Ramu 23 – (1991-06-11)11 June 1991 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) JX Sunflowers Japan
G 11 Kurihara, Mika 25 – (1989-05-14)14 May 1989 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Toyota Antelopes Japan
F 12 Nagaoka, Moeko 20 – (1993-12-29)29 December 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Fujitsu Redwave Japan
G 13 Oga, Yuko 31 – (1982-10-17)17 October 1982 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Shanxi Flame China
F 14 Miyazawa, Yuki 21 – (1993-06-02)2 June 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) JX Sunflowers Japan
C 15 O, Asako 26 – (1987-12-16)16 December 1987 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Mitsubishi Koalas Japan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Eiki Umezaki

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 September 2014

2014 Asian Games squad.


Japan women's national basketball team - 2014 Asian Games roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – DOB Ht. Club
C 4 Evelyn Mawuli 19 – (1995-06-02)2 June 1995 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Aisin AW Wings Japan
C 5 Suwa Hiromi (C) 28 – (1985-12-05)5 December 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Aisin AW Wings Japan
SG 6 Motokawa Sanae 22 – (1992-04-02)2 April 1992 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Chanson V-Magic Japan
PF 7 Mori Mutya 25 – (1988-11-01)1 November 1988 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Toyota Antelopes Japan
SG 8 Kawahara Maya 26 – (1987-11-21)21 November 1987 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) Toyota Antelopes Japan
PF 9 Ushida Yuri 24 – (1989-10-19)19 October 1989 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Denso Iris Japan
PG 10 Machida Rui 21 – (1993-03-08)8 March 1993 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) Fujitsu RedWave Japan
PG 11 Miyoshi Naho 20 – (1993-12-21)21 December 1993 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) Chanson V-Magic Japan
SF 12 Kato Rui 19 – (1995-07-13)13 July 1995 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Denso Iris Japan
SF 13 Onuma Mikoto 21 – (1993-05-02)2 May 1993 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) JX-Eneos Sunflowers Japan
SG 14 Watanabe Aya 22 – (1992-08-12)12 August 1992 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Mitsubishi Electric Koalas Japan
C 15 Akaho Sakura 18 – (1996-04-30)30 April 1996 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Showa Gakuin Senior High School Japan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on September 19, 2014

Competition records[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

FIBA World Championship[edit]

FIBA Asia Championship[edit]

  • Med 1.png Gold: 2 (1970, 2013)
  • Med 2.png Silver: 7 (1965, 1968, 1974, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004)
  • Med 3.png Bronze: 12 (1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2009, 2011)
  • 4th: 3 (1986, 1988, 2005)

Asian Games[edit]

  • Med 1.png Gold: 2 (1974, 1998)
  • Med 2.png Silver: 1 (1994)
  • Med 3.png Bronze: 2 (1978, 1982, 1986, 2006, 2010)
  • 4th: 2 (1990, 2002)

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • [www.fiba.com/pages/eng/fc/FIBA/fibaStru/nfLeag/p/langlc/en/nationalfederationnumber/309/nfProf.html FIBA profile]