Japan women's national rugby sevens team
The Japan women's national rugby sevens team has competed in competitions such as the Hong Kong Women's Sevens.
|Union||Japan Rugby Football Union|
|World Cup Sevens|
|Appearances||2 (First in 2009)|
|Best result||13th place (2009, 2013)|
In 2012-13 they played two World Series tournaments, resulting 13th in China. In the 2013–14 season they resulted 7th at São Paulo and 8th at Atlanta. They were not invited to any World Series tournament in 2014–15. Japan played the full 2015–16 World Series, with a best result of 9th at the Dubai Sevens, and finished 11th in the overall standings.
A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within the Japan
Women's Sevens SeriesEdit
|Olympic Games record|
Rugby World Cup SevensEdit
|Rugby World Cup Sevens|
The following is the Japan roster in the women's rugby sevens tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Head coach: Keiko Asami
|1||Chiharu Nakamura (c)||3||Noriko Taniguchi|
|7||Marie Yamaguchi||4||Mio Yamanaka|
|9||Mifuyu Koide||5||Ayaka Suzuki|
|10||Yume Okuroda||6||Ano Kuwai|
|11||Yuka Kanematsu||8||Chisato Yokoo|
|2||Makiko Tomita||12||Kana Mitsugi|
- Reserve Aya Takeuchi was added to the main squad after day 1 after Tomita suffered an injury.
- "Sakura Sevens qualify for Rio Olympics". JRFU.org. 29 November 2015. Archived from the original on 18 April 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
- worldrugby.org. "Japan secure core place on women's series". Retrieved 2017-04-07.
- "Japan 7s – Olympic Games Women's Sevens". World Rugby. Retrieved 24 July 2016.