Austria 2011 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL

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USA defends SWC title

USA won the gold medal at the IFAF World Championship against Canada with a score of 50:7 in front of 20.000 fans in Vienna, Austria.

2

Germany remains Europe's #1

Germany outlasted France 21:17 to claim fifth place at the IFAF Senior World Championship at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna.

3

Japan earns bronze medal

A blocked field goal in the final seconds of the game for the 3rd place at the IFAF World Championship saved the bronze medal for Team Japan.

[Translate to English:] © Herbert Kratky
4

One for the fans

Host Austria finally has the first win at the IFAF World Championship. The Austrians beat Australia in the game for the 7th place.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL

Japan

Defense backfield

Name # POS
Fujimoto, Masashi 14 DB
Miyake, Takeshi 16 DB
Kato, Koki 21 DB
Imanishi, Ryohei 22 DB
Sano, Tadanari 24 DB
Tsuji, Atsushi 27 DB
Watanabe, Yuichi 36 DB

Linebacker

Name # POS
Kosho, Naoki 2 LB
Tsukada, Masayoshi 9 LB
Azuma, Kentaro 10 LB
Makiuchi, Takashi 42 LB
Suzuki, Shoichiro 45 LB
Soma, Akinobu 55 LB

Defense Line

Name # POS
Yamanaka, Masayoshi 13 DL
Shikama, Munekazu 37 DL
Takechi, Daiki 41 DL
Wakisaka, Yasuo 43 DL
Hirai, Motoyuki 53 DL
Nishikawa, Takeshi 92 DL
Kihira, Mutsunori 93 DL
Yoneda, Takayuki 96 DL

Special Teams

Name # POS
Aoki, Daisuke 15 K

Coaches

Name # POS
Mori, Kiyoyuki HC
Ohashi, Makoto DC
Fujita, Satoshi OC
Ito, Goro AC
Arisawa, Gen AC
Yanagi, Hideo AC
Nobuhara, Norikazu AC
Itai, Masato AC
Yamada, Shinzo AC

QB, Running Backs

Name # POS
Sugawara, Shun 6 QB
Takata, Tetsuo 8 QB
Maeda, Naoki 11 QB, WR
Tono, Minoru 19 QB
Furutani, Takuya 20 RB
Kamiyama, Kosuke 25 RB
Maruta, Yasuhiro 29 QB, RB
Sueyoshi, Tomokazu 31 RB

Receiver

Name # POS
Kinoshita, Noriaki 1 WR
Hasegawa, Shoei 7 WR
Ogawa, Michihiro 17 WR
Shimizu, Ken 83 WR
Hagiyama, Ryoma 85 WR

Offense Line

Name # POS
Kuramochi, Kazuhiro 57 OL
Murai, Yuta 67 OL
Sano, Tsunenao 70 OL
Kobayashi, Yutaro 71 OL
Murakami, Takanari 72 OL
Taniguchi, Yuji 73 OL
Miyamoto, Tsukasa 75 OL
Shima, Hideaki 76 OL
Hiramoto, Haruhisa 77 OL
Haruta, Takahiro 84 TE
Oya, Yuji 87 TE
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