Japan women's national under-17 basketball team

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Japan
JBA team crest.png
FIBA ranking 11th Increase2.svg 1
as of 10 December 2016
Joined FIBA 1936
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Japan Basketball Association
CoachMikiko Hagiwara (since 2017)
Under-17 Women's World Cup
Appearances6
MedalsNone
Under-16 Women's Asian Championship
Appearances6
Medals Gold medal asia.svg (1): (2011)
Silver medal asia.svg (4): (2009, 2013, 2015, 2017)

The Japan women's national under-16 and under-17 basketball team is the national basketball team of Japan and is administered by the Japan Basketball Association. [1]

It represents the country in international under-16 and under-17 (under age 16 and under age 17) women's basketball competitions.

At the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women's Asian Championship in India, Japan finished runner-up only to Australia, which Japan lost by 1 point. [2]

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References

  1. Profile - Japan, FIBA.com, Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. Sapphires go undefeated to claim 2017 FIBA U16 Asia crown, Damian Arsenis (pickandroll.com.au), 29 October 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2020.