Haruyo Shimamura

Haruyo Shimamura

NEC Red Rockets
Birth Date
182 cm
77 kg
Favorite Book
Tarzan, Kaden Hihyo
Favorite Athlete
Ice hockey / MIZUUCHI Naoto

Shimamura, being called “John”, by her team mates, the nickname was put for John who appeared on English teaching materials at the English session, is a middle blocker, born in Kanagawa Prefecture.

One of John’s favourite foods is a yakiniku, a grilled meat and one of her favourite music is Japanese Pops and one of her favourite artists is “Shonan-no-kaze”, whose birthplace in Shonana area, Kanagawa Prefecture, as one of the most popular Japanese exciting singing groups.

John loves to play a game in her spare time and she has a respect for Mrs. Sachiko Sugiyama, competed and experienced, as a middle blocker, two Olympics in Athens 2004 and in Beijing 2008 but now Sugiyama retired from activity as a player, who has been acted in the NEC Red Rockets Women’s Volleyball Club, as John’s belonging team.


  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (6) - W.C. (0) - Other (69)
  • International Debut Montreux, Switzerland
  • Club Debut Koshigoe Jr. V.C.
  • Current Club NEC Red Rockets
  • Spike 305
  • Block 290