Japan men's national volleyball team

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Japan
Nickname(s)RYUJIN NIPPON
AssociationJapan Volleyball Association
ConfederationAVC
Head coachYuichi Nakagaichi
FIVB ranking11 (as of October 2018)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances8 (First in 1964)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg (1972)
World Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1960)
Best resultBronze medal with cup.svg (1970, 1974)
http://www.jva.or.jp/en/

Japan national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of Japan. Japan won a team Gold medal in the Olympics 1972.[1] They've won Gold medals seven times in Asian Volleyball Championships. Their head coach is Masashi Nanbu.[2]

Honors[change | change source]

  • Olympic: Gold medal (1972) - Silver Medal (1986)
  • World Cup Silver medal: (1969 - 1977)
  • Asian Championship: Gold medal (1975, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2005, 2009)
  • Asian Games: Gold medal (2010, 1994, 1982, 1974, 1970, 1966, 1958)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Volleyball Olympic Winners". Sporting99.com. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  2. Kaz Nagatsuka (6 February 2014). "Nanbu takes control of men's national volleyball team". THE JAPAN TIMES LTD. Retrieved 28 May 2015.

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