Megumi Kurihara is a Japanese volleyball player who plays for Okayama Seagulls. She also plays for the All-Japan women's volleyball team and participated at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. Her nickname is "Princess Meg" .BiographyKurihara began playing volleyball as a fourth grader. She plays volleyball out of the feeling that valley wants to become good at in Otsu Junior High School of Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture and, in June, 1998 that was an eighth grader, study abroad. The senior high school enters Mitajiri girls' high school (existing Seiei High School) of Hōfu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and experiences three senior high school crowns of high valley championship in a first grader in an Inter-highschool/National Sports Festival of Japan/ spring volleyball match. She was chosen as a member of the Japan women's national volleyball team in the third year of high school.In 2003, she joined NEC Red Rockets of the V league (Premier League). She won young eagle Prize in the black eagle flag meet in May of that year. At the World Cup in November 2003, she attracted attention with 19 years old combination with Kana Oyama. She participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics, the following year and achieved the fifth place winning prize.