Japan

Best Sports

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Speedskating 67 69.8
2 Marathon 27 28.1
3 Bobsleigh 2 2.1

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Karate 489 21.0
2 Judo 257 11.0
3 Swimming 248 10.7
4 Table Tennis 131 5.6 4
5 Wrestling Free 126 5.4 1
6 Artistic Gymnastics 90 3.9 -1
7 Athletics 82 3.5 2
8 Tennis 78 3.4 9
9 Softball 80 3.4 10
10 Climbing 73 3.1

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Football 530 22.6 4
2 Judo 429 18.3
3 Swimming 192 8.2
4 Basketball 150 6.4
5 Artistic Gymnastics 120 5.1 -2
6 Wrestling Free 105 4.5 -4
7 Volleyball 75 3.2 -6
8 Table Tennis 71 3.0 4
9 Athletics 55 2.3
10 Archery 49 2.1

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 238 17.1 2
2 Wrestling Free 141 10.1 5
3 Artistic Gymnastics 129 9.3 1
4 Figure Skating 114 8.2 10
5 Football 100 7.2 20
6 Softball 100 7.2 13
7 Snowboarding 89 6.4 1
8 Tennis 64 4.6 22
9 Badminton 58 4.2 18
10 Ski Jumping 43 3.1 5

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Swimming 267 14.5 1
2 Judo 264 14.3 2
3 Volleyball 150 8.2
4 Artistic Gymnastics 146 7.9 2
5 Marathon 105 5.7 24
6 Basketball 100 5.4
7 Wrestling Free 87 4.7 -2
8 Snowboarding 79 4.3 8
9 Athletics 62 3.4 4
10 Freestyle Skiing 57 3.1 21

Japan Positions

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 17
Gender:Men 25
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Asia 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 13
Gender:Men 13
Gender:Women 12
Continent:Asia 1

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 7
Gender:Men 8
Gender:Women 8
Continent:Asia 57
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 43
Gender:Men 45
Gender:Women 36
Continent:Asia 4

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 8
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 4
Continent:Asia 56
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 45
Gender:Men 47
Gender:Women 32
Continent:Asia 5

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 13
Gender:Men 20
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Asia 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 40
Gender:Men 44
Gender:Women 34
Continent:Asia 3

2013

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 11
Gender:Men 11
Gender:Women 7
Continent:Asia 50
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 44
Gender:Men 46
Gender:Women 38
Continent:Asia 4
Karne Hesketh of Japan dives over the line to win it vs South Africa

Japan back in the Global Cup top 10 in 2015

Japan's Global Cup finish went from 7th

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After top ten finishes in the GSN Global Cup in 2011 (seventh) and 2012 (ninth), Japan have slipped out of the top t...