Japan women's national under-20 volleyball team

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Association Japan Volleyball Association
Confederation AVC
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FIVB U20 World Championship
Appearances16 (First in 1977 )
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svgGold' : (2019)
Asian U19 Championship
Appearances18 (First in 1980 )
Best resultGold medal asia.svgGold : (1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 2008).

The Japan women's national under-20 volleyball team represents Japan in women's under-20 volleyball Events, it is controlled and managed by the Japanese Volleyball Association that is a member of Asian volleyball body Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) and the international volleyball body government the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

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Results

FIVB U20 World Championship

 Champions    Runners up    Third place    Fourth place

FIVB U20 World Championship [1]
YearRoundPositionGPMWMLSWSLSquad
Flag of Brazil.svg 1977 SemifinalsThird place Squad
Flag of Mexico.svg 1981 SemifinalsThird place Squad
Flag of Italy.svg 1985 FinalRunners-Up Squad
Flag of South Korea.svg 1987 Semifinals4th place Squad
Flag of Peru.svg 1989 SemifinalsThird place Squad
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1991 SemifinalsThird place Squad
Flag of Brazil.svg 1993 7th place Squad
Flag of Thailand.svg 1995 Semifinals4th place Squad
Flag of Poland.svg 1997 Semifinals4th place Squad
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1999 6th place Squad
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg 2001 Didn't Qualify
Flag of Thailand.svg 2003
Flag of Turkey.svg 2005 5th place Squad
Flag of Thailand.svg 2007 SemifinalsThird place Squad
Flag of Mexico.svg 2009 Didn't Qualify
Flag of Peru.svg 2011 11th place Squad
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 2013 FinalRunners-Up Squad
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg 2015 Semifinals4th place Squad
Flag of Mexico.svg 2017 SemifinalsThird place
Flag of Mexico.svg 2019 FinalFirst place Squad
Total1 Titles16/19

Team

Current squad

The following is the Japanese roster for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship. [2]

Head coach: Noboru Aihara

No.NamePos.Date of birthHeightWeightSpike2019 club
1 Miyu Nakagawa OP/OH8 January 20001.83 m (6 ft 0 in)65 kg (143 lb)311 cm (122 in) Flag of Japan.svg Hisamitsu Springs
2 Nichika Yamada MB24 February 20001.84 m (6 ft 0 in)73 kg (161 lb)301 cm (119 in) Flag of Japan.svg NEC Red Rockets
3 Mayu Ishikawa OH14 May 20001.71 m (5 ft 7 in)68 kg (150 lb)300 cm (120 in) Flag of Japan.svg Toray Arrows
4 Shion Hirayama MB7 November 20001.80 m (5 ft 11 in)68 kg (150 lb)295 cm (116 in) Flag of Japan.svg Hisamitsu Springs
5 Yuki Nishikawa OH4 September 20001.83 m (6 ft 0 in)65 kg (143 lb)300 cm (120 in) Flag of Japan.svg JT Marvelous
6 Haruna Soga OP25 March 20011.73 m (5 ft 8 in)65 kg (143 lb)306 cm (120 in) Flag of Japan.svg NEC Red Rockets
7 Ameze Miyabe OH12 October 20011.72 m (5 ft 8 in)54 kg (119 lb)300 cm (120 in) Flag of Japan.svg Kinrankai High School
8 Ayaka Araki MB2 September 20011.84 m (6 ft 0 in)76 kg (168 lb)295 cm (116 in) Flag of Japan.svg Higashi Kyushu Ryukoku
9 Minami Nishimura OH/L23 March 20001.68 m (5 ft 6 in)61 kg (134 lb)284 cm (112 in) Flag of Japan.svg Okayama Seagulls
10 Rena Mizusugi L6 April 20001.65 m (5 ft 5 in)50 kg (110 lb)265 cm (104 in) Flag of Japan.svg Toray Arrows
11 Kanon Sonoda S4 September 20001.58 m (5 ft 2 in)55 kg (121 lb)286 cm (113 in) Flag of Japan.svg PFU BlueCats
12 Tsukasa Nakagawa S13 August 20001.59 m (5 ft 3 in)60 kg (130 lb)283 cm (111 in) Flag of Japan.svg Tokai University

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References

  1. Championship Information
  2. "Japan squad - the 20th Women's U20 (Junior) World Championships". Foundation Japan Volleyball Association Official Web Site. Japan Volleyball Association. Retrieved 27 January 2020.