Japan Men’s Rugby Sevens Team

The Squad

Yusaku Kuwazuru
Kenki Fukuoka
Teruya Goto
Kazuhiro Goya
Kazushi Hano
Masakatsu Hikosaka
Lomano Lemeki
Katsuyuki Sakai
Kameli Soejima
Yoshitaka Tokunaga
Shohei Toyoshima
Lote Tuqiri

About the Team

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Japan qualified for Rio de Janeiro as the champions of the 2015 ARFU Men’s Sevens Championships.  Japan finished in 15th place on the 2015/16 HSBC World Sevens Series but only played in 5 events.  Their best finish came at the Las Vegas Sevens when the lost to New Zealand in the Plate Final.

Rugby continues to grow in Japan, as the nation will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Japan men's rugby sevens totals Rio Olympics