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Japan men's national field hockey team

Confederation AHF (Asia)
FIH ranking 16
Team colours Team colours Team colours
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First kit
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Second kit

The Japan national field hockey team represents Japan in the international field hockey competitions. The team, ranked 10th in the world on 30 June 2008, participated in the first World Cup in 1971. The team is headed by Dutchman Siegfried Aikman since 1 May 2009.[1]

Summer Olympics

  • 1908Did not compete
  • 1920Did not compete
  • 1928Did not compete
  • 1932Silver Medal
  • 1936Seventh place
  • 1948 to 1956Did not compete
  • 1960Fourteenth place
  • 1964Seventh place
  • 1968Thirteenth place
  • 1972 to 2008Did not compete

World Cup

  • 1971Ninth place
  • 1973Tenth place
  • 1975 to 1998Did not compete
  • 2002Twelfth place
  • 2006Ninth place

Asian Games

  • 1958Fifth place
  • 1962Fourth place
  • 1966Bronze Medal
  • 1970Bronze Medal
  • 1974Fourth place
  • 1978Fourth place
  • 1982Fourth place
  • 1986Fifth place
  • 1990Sixth place
  • 1994Fourth place
  • 1998Fourth place
  • 2002Sixth place
  • 2006Fourth place

Asia Cup

  • 1982Did not compete
  • 1985Fourth place
  • 1989Fourth place
  • 1994Ninth place
  • 1999Fifth place
  • 2003Fourth place
  • 2013Fifth place

Champions Trophy

Champions Challenge

  • 2001Fifth place
  • 2003Did not compete
  • 2005Did not compete
  • 2007Fifth place
  • 2011Seventh place
  • 2012Fifth place

See also


  1. ^ (Dutch)

External links

  • (Japanese) Japanese Hockey Federation
  • (English) Rediff
  • (English) Bharatiya Hockey
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