Great Britain women's national water polo team

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Great Britain
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Association British Swimming
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Kostas Vamvakaris
FINA code GBR
Olympic Games
Appearances 1 (first in 2012)
Best result 8th place, 2012
World Championships
Appearances 3 (first in 1986)
Best result 9th place, 1986

The Great Britain women's water polo team is a water polo team that represented Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, where they made their Olympic debut.[1]

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2000 — Didn't qualify
  • 2004 — Didn't qualify
  • 2008 — Didn't qualify
  • 2012 — 8th place

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

European Games[edit]

Roster[edit]

The following is the British roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics..[2]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Robyn Nicholls GK 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 8 May 1990 United Kingdom City of Manchester
2 Chloe Wilcox D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 20 December 1986 United Kingdom City of Manchester
3 Fiona McCann CB 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 13 May 1987 United Kingdom City of Liverpool
4 Francesca Snell CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 28 March 1987 United Kingdom West London Penguin
5 Alexandra Rutlidge CB 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 12 November 1988 United Kingdom City of Manchester
6 Frances Leighton CF 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 30 March 1982 United Kingdom City of Sheffield
7 Lisa Gibson CF 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 12 August 1989 United Kingdom City of Manchester
8 Hazel Musgrove CB 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 6 February 1989 United Kingdom City of Liverpool
9 Ciara Gibson-Byrne D 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 3 December 1992 United Kingdom City of Manchester
10 Angela Winstanley-Smith CF 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 5 August 1985 United Kingdom City of Manchester
11 Francesca Clayton D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 7 January 1990 United Kingdom City of Liverpool
12 Rebecca Kershaw D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 11 August 1990 United Kingdom City of Manchester
13 Rosemary Morris GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 31 January 1986 United Kingdom City of Liverpool
Head coach: Szilveszter Fekete

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Sport - London 2012: Great Britain water polo teams announced". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012. 

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