Japan women's national basketball team

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 Japan
Japan Basketball Association.gif
FIBA ranking 16 Decrease1
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Japan Basketball Association
Coach Tomohide Uchiumi
Olympic Games
Appearances 4
Women's World Cup
Appearances 12
Medals Silver medal asia.svg (1975)
FIBA Asia Championship for Women
Appearances 25
Medals Gold medal asia.svg : (1970, 2013, 2015)
Silver medal asia.svg : (1965, 1968, 1974, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004)
Bronze medal asia.svg : (1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2009, 2011)
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

The Japan women's national basketball team is the women's basketball side that represents Japan in international competitions. It is administered by the Japan Basketball Association.[1]

As of 2015, the team is the reigning Champion of Asia.

Competition records[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

FIBA World Championship[edit]

FIBA Asia Championship[edit]

  • Med 1.png Gold: (1970, 2013, 2015)
  • Med 2.png Silver: (1965, 1968, 1974, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004)
  • Med 3.png Bronze: (1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2009, 2011)

Asian Games[edit]

  • Med 1.png Gold: (1974, 1998)
  • Med 2.png Silver: (1994)
  • Med 3.png Bronze: (1978, 1982, 1986, 2006, 2010, 2014)

Current roster[edit]

The following is Japan's roster for the women's basketball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

Japan women's national basketball team – 2016 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Kondo, Kaede 24 – (1991-10-06)October 6, 1991 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Toyota Antelopes Japan
F 5 Miyazawa, Yuki 23 – (1993-06-02)June 2, 1993 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) JX Eneos Sunflowers Japan
C 6 Mamiya, Yuka 26 – (1990-04-03)April 3, 1990 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) JX Eneos Sunflowers Japan
F 7 Kurihara, Mika 27 – (1989-05-14)May 14, 1989 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Toyota Antelopes Japan
F 8 Takada, Maki 26 – (1989-08-23)August 23, 1989 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Denso Iris Japan
G 9 Miyoshi, Naho 22 – (1993-12-21)December 21, 1993 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Chanson V-Magic Japan
F 10 Tokashiki, Ramu 25 – (1991-06-11)June 11, 1991 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Seattle Storm United States
F 11 Nagaoka, Moeko 22 – (1993-12-29)December 29, 1993 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fujitsu Red Wave Japan
G 12 Yoshida, Asami (C) 28 – (1987-10-09)October 9, 1987 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) JX Eneos Sunflowers Japan
G 13 Machida, Rui 23 – (1993-03-08)March 8, 1993 5 ft 3 in (1.6 m) Fujitsu Red Wave Japan
G 14 Motokowa, Sanae 24 – (1992-04-02)April 2, 1992 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Chanson V-Magic Japan
C 15 O, Asako 28 – (1987-12-16)December 16, 1987 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Mitsubishi Koalas Japan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 6 August 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile - Japan, FIBA.com, Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Japan Olympic Women's Basketball Team Roster". FIBA. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 

External links[edit]