The Japan Volleyball Association has announced 24 women who have been registered as women's national teams this season, and 36-year-old Erika Araki, who has participated in the Olympic Games for three consecutive tournaments, and 22-year-old Ai Kurogo, who is expected to play an active role as an ace. Etc. were selected.
On the 22nd, the Japan Volleyball Association announced 24 people aged 20 to 36 who were registered as women's national teams for this season.
Following last year, 36-year-old veteran Araki was selected as the captain.
Araki has participated in the Olympic Games for the third time in a row, including winning the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
In addition, Ai Kurogo, who is expected to play an active role as an ace, the ace of the Japanese men's national team, and Mayu Ishikawa, a 20-year-old sister of Yuki Ishikawa, have joined the group.
On the other hand, Nana Iwasaka, who was the captain until the end, has been removed from the members.
The training camp for the Japan Women's National Team will start on March 1, and the members of the Tokyo Olympics, whose participation is decided by the host country, will be narrowed down to 12 people through the training camp and the international games held at the Olympic venue in May. It will be announced in late June.