Water polo at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's team rosters

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These are the rosters of all participating teams at the women's water polo tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Pool A[edit]

Abbreviations
Pos. Position Cap number
CF Centre Forward CB Centre Back
D Defense GK Goalkeeper

 China[edit]

The following is the Chinese roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Yang Jun GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 28 April 1988
2 Teng Fei D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 23 January 1988
3 Liu Ping CB 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 1 May 1987
4 Sun Yujun D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 30 January 1987
5 He Jin CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 3 May 1987
6 Sun Yating CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 24 February 1988
7 Song Donglun D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 28 April 1991
8 Gao Ao D 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 26 July 1990
9 Wang Yi D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 29 July 1987
10 Ma Huanhuan D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 13 January 1990
11 Sun Huizi D 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 11 June 1990
12 Zhang Lei D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 9 May 1988
13 Wang Ying GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 7 August 1988
Head coach: Juan Jane Giralt

 Hungary[edit]

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

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Flóra Bolonyai GK 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 5 April 1991 United States USC Trojans
2 Dóra Czigány CF 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 23 October 1992 Hungary ZF-Eger
3 Dóra Antal CF 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 60 kg (132 lb) 9 September 1993 Hungary ZF-Eger
4 Hanna Kisteleki CF 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 10 March 1991 Hungary BVSC ‐ Zugló
5 Gabriella Szűcs CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 7 March 1988 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola VE
6 Orsolya Takács CB 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 20 May 1985 Hungary Szentesi Vizilabda Klub
7 Rita Drávucz D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 14 April 1980 Italy Pro Recco
8 Rita Keszthelyi D 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 10 December 1991 Hungary Szentesi Vizilabda Klub
9 Ildikó Tóth CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 23 April 1987 Hungary BVSC ‐ Zugló
10 Barbara Bujka CB 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 5 September 1986 Italy Waterpolo Fontalba Messina
11 Dóra Csabai CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 20 April 1989 Hungary BVSC ‐ Zugló
12 Katalin Menczinger CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 17 January 1989 Hungary Dunaújvárosi Főiskola VE
13 Edina Gangl GK 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 25 June 1990 Hungary ZF-Eger
Head coach: András Merész

 Spain[edit]

The following is the Spanish roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Laura Ester GK 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 22 January 1990 Spain CN Sabadell
2 Marta Bach CB 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 17 February 1993 Spain CN Mataro
3 Anna Espar D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 8 January 1993 Spain CN Sabadell
4 Roser Tarragó D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 25 March 1993 Spain CN Mataro
5 Matilde Ortiz CB 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 16 September 1990 Spain CN Sabadell
6 Jennifer Pareja D 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 8 May 1984 Spain CN Sabadell
7 Lorena Miranda CB 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 7 April 1991 Spain CW Dos Hermanas
8 Pilar Peña Carrasco D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 4 April 1986 Spain CN Sabadell
9 Andrea Blas CF 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 14 February 1992 Spain EW Zaragoza
10 Ona Meseguer D 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 1 March 1978 Spain CN Sant Andreu
11 Maica García Godoy CF 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 17 October 1990 Spain CN Sabadell
12 Laura López D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 13 January 1988 Spain CN Madrid Moscardo
13 Ana Copado GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 31 March 1980 Spain CN Sant Andreu
Head coach: Miki Oca

 United States[edit]

The following is the American roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Elizabeth Armstrong GK 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 31 January 1983 United States Great Lakes WP Club
2 Heather Petri D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 13 June 1978 United States New York Athletic Club
3 Melissa Seidemann CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 26 June 1990 United States Stanford University
4 Brenda Villa D 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 18 April 1980 Italy Orizzonte Catania
5 Lauren Wenger D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 11 March 1984 United States New York Athletic Club
6 Maggie Steffens CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 4 June 1993 United States Diablo Water Polo
7 Courtney Mathewson D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 14 September 1986 United States New York Athletic Club
8 Jessica Steffens CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 7 April 1987 United States New York Athletic Club
9 Elsie Windes CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 17 June 1985 United States Tualatin Hills WPC
10 Kelly Rulon D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 16 August 1984 Italy ASD Roma
11 Annika Dries CF 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 10 April 1992 United States Stanford University
12 Kami Craig CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 21 July 1987 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
13 Tumua Anae GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 16 October 1988 United States SoCal
Head coach: Adam Krikorian

Pool B[edit]

 Australia[edit]

On 12 June 2012, the Australian roster for the women's water polo tournament was announced.[5]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Victoria Brown GK 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 27 July 1985 Australia Victorian Tigers
2 Gemma Beadsworth CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 17 July 1987 Australia Fremantle Marlins
3 Sophie Smith CB 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 26 February 1986 Australia Queensland Breakers
4 Holly Lincoln-Smith CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 26 March 1988 Australia Cronulla Sharks
5 Jane Moran D 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 6 June 1985 Australia Brisbane Barracudas
6 Bronwen Knox CF 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 16 April 1986 Australia Victorian Tigers
7 Rowena Webster CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 27 December 1987 Australia Victorian Tigers
8 Kate Gynther D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 5 July 1982 Australia Brisbane Barracudas
9 Glencora Ralph CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 8 August 1988 Australia Fremantle Marlins
10 Ashleigh Southern CF 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 22 October 1992 Australia Brisbane Barracudas
11 Melissa Rippon D 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 20 January 1981 Australia Brisbane Barracudas
12 Nicola Zagame D 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 11 August 1990 Australia Cronulla Sharks
13 Alicia McCormack GK 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 7 June 1983 Australia Cronulla Sharks
Head coach: Greg McFadden

 Great Britain[edit]

The following is the British roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics..[6]

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

 Italy[edit]

The following is the Italian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[7]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
Giulia Rambaldi Guidasci 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 11 November 1986
1 Elena Gigli GK 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 9 July 1985
2 Simona Abbate CB 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 22 August 1983
3 Elisa Casanova CF 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 26 November 1973
6 Allegra Lapi D 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 8 September 1985
7 Tania Di Mario D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 4 May 1979
8 Roberta Bianconi D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 8 July 1989
9 Giulia Enrica Emmolo D 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 16 October 1991
11 Aleksandra Cotti D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 13 December 1988
12 Teresa Frassinetti CF 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 24 December 1985
13 Giulia Gorlero GK 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 26 September 1990
14 Anikó Pelle CB 28 September 1978
15 Federica Radicchi CB 21 December 1988
Head coach: Mauro Maugeri

 Russia[edit]

The following is the Russian roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[8]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Mariia Kovtunovskaia GK 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 19 December 1988
2 Diana Antonova D 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 50 kg (110 lb) 17 January 1993
3 Alexandra Antonova D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 22 December 1991
4 Olga Belova CB 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 50 kg (110 lb) 27 August 1993
5 Evgeniya Ivanova D 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 26 July 1987
6 Ekaterina Tankeeva CF 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 28 June 1989
7 Ekaterina Lisunova D 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 6 October 1989
8 Nadezhda Fedotova D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 20 August 1988
9 Ekaterina Prokofyeva D 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 13 March 1991
10 Olga Beliaeva CF 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 18 March 1985
11 Evgeniia Khokhriakova CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 26 August 1988
12 Sofia Konukh CF 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 9 March 1980
13 Anna Karnaukh GK 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 31 August 1993
Head coach: Alexander Kleymenov

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Hungary team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Spain team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.
  4. ^ USA Water Polo Announces 2012 Olympic Women's Team
  5. ^ "Stinging for gold". Australian Olympic Committee News. 12 June 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Great Britain team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Italy team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Russia team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012.

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