Rugby Sevens Team Japan Squad for Rio Olympics 2016 [Men’s & Women’s]

Japan is one of the participating team for the Rugby Sevens Events for Men’s and Women’s Category in Rio Olympic games. For the Summer olympic games both Men’s and Women’s team are announced by Japan for Rugby Sevens Events.

In Men’s Tournament at Rugby Events in 2016 Olympics Japan are included in the Pool C thus in the group stage they have to play against New zealand, Great Britain and Kenya sevens. Team will be start their Rio campaign from 9th August by playing against New Zealand. Yusaku Kuwazuru will be captain of the Japan Men’s Rugby Sevens Team. Check out below the Japan Rugby Sevens squad for Rio Olympics 2016.

Also see : Rio Olympics Rugby 7s Fixtures in Local Time

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Japan Fans ready to cheer their nation in Rio olympics games 2016 rugby event
Japan Fans ready to cheer their nation in Rio olympics games 2016 rugby event

Japan Rugby Sevens Men’s squad :

  1. Kameli Seojima,
  2. Yusaku Kuwazuru (captain),
  3. Lote Tuqiri,
  4. Katsuyuki Sakai,
  5. Shohei Toyoshima,
  6. Lomano Lemeki ,
  7. Masakatsu Hikosaka,
  8. Kazushi Hano,
  9. Teruya Goto,
  10. Yoshitaka Tokunaga,
  11. Kenki Fukuoka,
  12. Kazuhiro Goya.

While in the 2016 Women’s Olympic Rugby sevens Tournament Japan Team included in the Group C and have to played against Canada, Great Britain and Host Brazil in the Group stage. Team will be starting their Rio 2016 by playing the first match against Great Britain on 6th August. Chiharu Nakamura  captaining the Japan Women’s Team. Check out below the Women’s Rugby Seven Squad of Japan Team for 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Japan Rugby Sevens Women’s squad:

  1. Yuka Kanematsu,
  2. Chiharu Nakamura (captain),
  3. Ayaka Suzuki,
  4. Ano Kuwai,
  5. Marie Yamaguchi,
  6. Makiko Tomita,
  7. Chisato Yokoo,
  8. Kana Mitsugi,
  9. Noriko Taniguchi,
  10. Yume Okuroda,
  11. Mio Yamanaka,
  12. Mifuyu Koide.
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