Masahiro Yanagida

Masahiro Yanagida

Japan Volleyball Association
Birth Date
Birth Place
186 cm
79 kg
Favorite Athlete
Basketball / Yu Koshikawa

  Masahiro Yanagida (24) = Suntory

 A powerful jumping serve delivered from smoothly and beautiful form, a back attack with a break. A sweet mask also joined, becoming one of Japan's leading players. He will sign a professional contract from in June to challenge overseas.

 "The environment has changed at a faster speed than I imagined." At the 2015 World Cup he became one of the leading player on Japan's sixth place which was the largest leap to forward. He mentions  initially I was puzzled, but now I'm getting used to it and I've been able to  calmly think that I have to step up.

 On the other hand, He notices himself also started to grow for the future. at the Tokyo Olympics He will be the age of 28, "I must not forget  regret (at the qualification of the Rio Olympic qualification), I have to go for it as an experienced person and act as a key person of the team"


  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (0) - Other (40)
  • Club Debut Koiwa Volleyball Club
  • Current Club Japan Volleyball Association
  • Spike 328
  • Block 301