Japan didn’t advance to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics, but it proved that it had made significant progress in the past years.
In 2018, the Japanese finished 4th in the World League and 7th at the World Cup. They won 6th place in the World League and 11th at the World Championships in the following year. The Japanese made headaches to the favorites at the Tokyo Olympics. The team guided by head coach Yoji Omoto will have a new chance to prove its quality at the 2022 World Championships.
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