- 研究紀要 (ISSN:13489399)
- vol.6, pp.27-36, 2009-03-15
This is 29th Olympic Games since the 1st Olympic Game was held in Athens in 1896.China, the host country and total 11 teams, Japan, North Korea, Nigeria, U.S.A., Canada,Argentina, Brazil, New Zealand, German, Norway, and Sweden that got through a qualifyingleague in each continental took a spot for this Olympic Games. These 12 teams were dividedinto 3 groups, 4 teams for each, and played for a qualifying league. Total 8 teams, top 2 teamsin each league and top 2 teams in 3rd team of each league went to the final round.Japan women's national team"Nadeshiko Japan"won the fourth prize in BeijingOlympic, which was a remarkable progress in the history of Japan women's soccer. This bigstep exceedingly contributed to women's soccer in Japan being popular.This paper focused on 4 factors,"Analysis","Goal setting","Preparation", and"Preparedness", to explore why"Nadeshiko Japan"took 4th place in Beijing Olympic.