Japan women's national under-19 basketball team

The Japan women's national under-18 and under-19 basketball team is the national basketball team of Japan and is governed by the Japan Basketball Association.[1]

JBA team crest.png
FIBA zoneFIBA Asia
CoachMikiko Hagiwara
World Championships
Asia Championships
MedalsGold medal asia.svg (2008)
Silver medal asia.svg (1970, 1974, 1990, 1996, 2000, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
Bronze medal asia.svg (1982, 1984, 1989, 1992, 2004, 2022)

It represents the country in international under-19 and under-18 (under age 19 and under age 18) women's basketball competitions.

At the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Women's Basketball World Cup, Japan finished 8th out of 16 overall. The team displayed some strong showings including its game against eventual bronze medalist Spain, where Japan won two of the four quarters.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Profile – Japan, FIBA.com, Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ How Arizona freshmen Helena Pueyo and Mara Mote fared in opening weekend of FIBA U19 Women’s World Cup, K Doss (Arizona Desert Storm), 21 July 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2020.