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Aina Takeuchi
Born (1991-08-16)August 16, 1991,
Musashino, Japan
Height
Weight
5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
139 lb (63 kg; 9 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
CWHL team Calgary Inferno
Ntl. team Flag of Japan.gif Japan
Playing career 2009–present


Aina Takeuchi (竹内 愛奈 Takeuchi Aina?, born August 16, 1991 in Musashino) is a Japanese ice hockey defender.

International career[]

Takeuchi was selected for the Japan women's national ice hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics. She played in all five games, recording one assist.[1]

Takeuchi also played for Japan in the qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics.[2]

Takeuchi competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[3]

As of 2015, Takeuchi has also appeared for Japan at two IIHF Women's World Championships, with the first in 2012.[4]

Takeuchi made one appearance for the Japan women's national under-18 ice hockey team at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championships, in 2009.[4]

CWHL[]

Takeuchi was drafted by the Calgary Inferno in the 2015 CWHL Draft. Appearing with the Inferno in the 2016 Clarkson Cup finals, she joined teammate Kanae Aoki as the first women from Japan to win the Clarkson, as the Inferno prevailed in a convincing 8–3 final against Les Canadiennes de Montreal.[5]

Career statistics[]

International career[]

Through 2014–15 season

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Japan U18 U18 DI 4 0 2 2 2
2012 Japan WW DIA 5 0 0 0 4
2013 Japan OlyQ 3 0 0 0 6
2013 Japan WW DIA 5 0 0 0 2
2014 Japan Oly 5 0 1 1 4
2015 Japan WW Qual. 3 0 1 1 2

References[]

  1. IIHF – Team Japan Stats – 2014 Olympics.
  2. IIHF – Team Japan Stats – 2014 Olympic qualifying.
  3. Aina Takeuchi. PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on 2018-04-21. Retrieved on February 10, 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eurohockey Stats
  5. 2016 Clarkson Cup. cwhl (2016-03-13). Retrieved on 2016-03-15.

External links[]


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