300IQ Volleyball Setter – Masahiro Sekita. Masahiro Sekita (関田 誠大, Sekita Masahiro, born 20 November 1993) is a Japanese male professional volleyball player from Tokyo. He currently plays in V.League Division 1 for JTEKT Stings and Japan men’s national volleyball team. He used to be the captain of Japan U-21 national team in 2012 Asian Junior Men’s Volleyball Championship and 2013 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.
Masahiro was the captain of Japan U-21 national team, since 2012 to 2013. Then, he had registered for Japan senior national team for the first time in 2016. In 2021, Masahiro was one of the setters in Japanese roster, which played in 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Japanese team advanced to the quarterfinals round in 29 years and at the end, he ranked the 7th place in the best setters category.
He transferred to Polish league, PlusLiga, playing for Cuprum Lubin in the 2021–22 season. Then he was back to play in the domestic league for JTEKT Stings.
Full name Masahiro Sekita
Born November 20, 1993 (age 29)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Spike 311 cm (122 in)
Block 295 cm (116 in)
College / University Chuo University
Current club Japan JTEKT Stings
Number 8 (National)
11 (Cuprum Lubin)
2012–2013 Japan U–21 national team
2016–present Japan senior national team