Yoshitaka Tokunaga

Yoshitaka Tokunaga (德永 祥尭, Tokunaga Yoshitaka, born April 10, 1992) is a Japanese rugby sevens player. He competed for Japan at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Yoshitaka Tokunaga
Date of birth (1992-04-10) April 10, 1992
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb; 15 st 10 lb)
SchoolKwansei Gakuin Senior High School
UniversityKwansei Gakuin University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loose Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015− Toshiba Brave Lupus 13 (10)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017 Japan 12 0
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps

In 2015 he was suspended for six games by the Japan Rugby Football Union for biting an opponent.[5] He graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University.[6]


  1. "Japan announce Olympic Sevens squads". Planetrugby.com. 2016-07-18. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  2. "Japan names Olympic 7s squads". Americas Rugby News.com. 2016-07-18. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  3. "Rio Olympics: Team squads for the 7s". skysports.com. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. "TOKUNAGA Yoshitaka". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  5. "Rugby: Toshiba No. 8 Tokunaga gets 6-match ban for biting". english.kyodonews.jp. 18 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  6. "Yoshitaka Tokunaga (School of Business Administration 2015) to play for the Japanese men's rugby sevens team in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics". global.kwansei.ac.jp. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
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