Japan men's national water polo team

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Japan
Flag of Japan.svg
FINA code JPN
Nickname(s)ポセイドン ジャパン(Poseidon Japan) [1]
Association Japan Swimming Federation
Confederation AASF (Asia)
Head coachYoji Omoto
Asst coachKeiji Oi
Yoshinori Shiota
Captain Keigo Okawa
FINA ranking (since 2008)
Current8 (as of February 2020)
Highest6 (2018)
Olympic Games  (team statistics)
Appearances 8 (first in 1932 )
Best result4th place (1932)
World Championship
Appearances8 (first in 2001 )
Best result10th place (2017)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2018 )
Best result7th place (2018)
World League
Appearances14 (first in 2006 )
Best result4th place (2018)
Asian Games
Appearances16 (first in 1954 )
Best resultGold medal icon.svg (1958, 1962, 1966, 1970)
Asian Swimming Championships
Best resultGold medal icon.svg (2016)
Asian Water Polo Championship
Best resultGold medal icon.svg (2015)
Media
Website swim.or.jp

The Japan men's national water polo team is the representative for Japan in international men's water polo.

Contents

Results

Olympic Games

World Championship

World Cup

World League

  • 2006 – 15th place [2]
  • 2007 – 16th place
  • 2008 – 11th place
  • 2009 – 7th place
  • 2010 – 11th place
  • 2011 – 10th place
  • 2012 – 11th place
  • 2013 – 7th place
  • 2014 – Intercontinental Preliminary round
  • 2015 – Intercontinental Preliminary round
  • 2016 – 6th place
  • 2017 – 8th place
  • 2018 – 4th place
  • 2019 – 6th place
  • 2020 – 5th place

Asian Games

  • 1954Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1958Gold medal icon.svg Gold medal
  • 1962Gold medal icon.svg Gold medal
  • 1966Gold medal icon.svg Gold medal
  • 1970Gold medal icon.svg Gold medal
  • 1974Bronze medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1978Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1982Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1990Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1994Bronze medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 1998 – 4th
  • 2002Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 2006Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 2010Bronze medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 2014Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal
  • 2018Silver medal icon.svg Silver medal

Asian Swimming Championships

Asian Water Polo Championship

Current squad

Roster for the 2019 World Championships. [4]

Head coach: Yoji Omoto

NamePos.HeightWeightL/RDate of birthClub
1 Katsuyuki Tanamura GK1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)3 August 1989 (age 31)
2 Seiya Adachi FP1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)24 June 1995 (age 26)
3 Harukiirario Koppu FP28 December 1998 (age 22)
4 Mitsuaki Shiga FP1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)16 September 1991 (age 29)
5 Yoshida Takuma FP11 October 1994 (age 26)
6 Atsuto Iida FP1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)24 December 1993 (age 27)
7 Yusuke Shimizu FP1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)7 September 1988 (age 32)
8 Mitsuru Takata FP8 December 1995 (age 25)
9 Atsushi Arai FP1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)3 February 1994 (age 27)
10 Yusuke Inaba FP11 April 2000 (age 21)
11 Keigo Okawa (C)FP1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)11 March 1990 (age 31)
12 Kenta Araki FP6 April 1995 (age 26)
13 Tomoyoshi Fukushima GK1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)3 June 1993 (age 28)

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References

  1. http://www.poseidonjapan.net/
  2. 1 2 3 4 "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. pp. 4, 14, 25, 40, 48. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  3. 1 2 "Competitions for Water polo". asiaswimmingfederation.org. Asia Swimming Federation. 2019. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019.
  4. "2019 World Championships roster" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 18 July 2019.