Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-08-05 16:38:55 –
Saitama, Japan (AP) — Tom Hobas talked about the unthinkable when he was hired as the head coach of the Japanese women’s basketball team.
Originally from Durango, Colorado, he said he would let the team play for the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Hovasse says many thought he was crazy. not anymore.
Japan has one win from the gold medal game. The first foreign-born head coach of the Japanese national team has already made history and led Japan to the first medal round in history.
Japan will join the elite group in the semi-finals.
The United States is trying to win the gold medal seven times in a row. France won the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics. Serbia won the bronze medal in the 2016 Rio game.
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