Great Britain men's national water polo team

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Great Britain
Association British Swimming
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Romania Cristian Iordache
FINA code GBR
Olympic Games
Appearances 10 (first in 1900)
Best result Winners, 1900, 1908, 1912, 1920
World Championships
Appearances 1 (first in 1973)
Best result 15th place, 1973

The Great Britain men's national water polo team is the representative for Great Britain in international men's water polo. They have failed to qualify for any significant international competition for the better part of half a century (see below). They qualified for the London 2012 Olympics by virtue of their representing the host country.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 19001 Gold medal
  • 1904Didn't participate
  • 19081 Gold medal
  • 19121 Gold medal
  • 19201 Gold medal
  • 1924 — 1st round
  • 1928 — 4th place
  • 1932Didn't participate
  • 1936 — 8th place
  • 1948 — First round
  • 1952 — Second round
  • 1956 — 7th place
  • 1960Didn't participate
  • 1964Didn't participate
  • 1968Didn't participate
  • 1972Didn't participate
  • 1976Didn't participate
  • 1980Didn't participate
  • 1984Didn't participate
  • 1988Didn't participate
  • 1992Didn't participate
  • 1996Didn't participate
  • 2000Didn't participate
  • 2004Didn't participate
  • 2008Didn't participate
  • 2012 — 12th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1973 — 15th place
  • 1975Didn't participate
  • 1978Didn't participate
  • 1982Didn't participate
  • 1986Didn't participate
  • 1991Didn't participate
  • 1994Didn't participate
  • 1998Didn't participate
  • 2001Didn't participate
  • 2003Didn't participate
  • 2005Didn't participate
  • 2007Didn't participate

Current roster[edit]

The following is the British roster in the men's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Scott, EdwardEdward Scott GK 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 28 May 1988 Spain CE Mediterrani
2 James, CiaranCiaran James D 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 5 July 1991 Germany SV Cannstatt
3 Robinson, GlenGlen Robinson D 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 26 January 1989 Germany SV Wurzburg 05
4 King, SeanSean King D 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 3 May 1989 Germany SV Weiden
5 Figes, CraigCraig Figes D 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 14 August 1978 Italy Pescara
6 Waller, JackJack Waller CF 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 6 October 1989 Spain CN Sant Andreu
7 Parsonage, AlexanderAlexander Parsonage D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 30 April 1985 Netherlands UZSC
8 Vincent, JakeJake Vincent CB 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 24 June 1989 Germany SV Bayer Uerdingen
9 Parker, RobertRobert Parker CB 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 4 December 1987 Spain CN Terrassa
10 Scholefield, AdamAdam Scholefield CF 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 24 May 1985 Hungary PVSK
11 Ryder, SeanSean Ryder D 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 18 June 1987 Germany SV Weiden
12 O’Regan, JosephJoseph O’Regan CB 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 22 June 1991 Hungary PVSK
13 Holland, MatthewMatthew Holland GK 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 22 June 1989 France Aix-en-Provence
Head coach: Cristian Iordache

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain team roster". london2012.com. 20 July 2012.