Great Britain

GBR Senior Mens Results

For the first two decades of the 20th century, the Great Britain Men’s team was regarded as the best Water Polo team in the world. The Great Britain Senior Men’s team dominated the sport internationally, winning Olympic Gold medals in 1900, 1908, 1912, 1916, and 1920.

More recently, the Great Britain Senior Men’s team competed in the 2012 Olympic Games, placing 5th in their group.  However, UK Sport funding for the Great Britain Senior teams was cut from £4.5 million to nil following the 2012 Olympic Games, and the Great Britain Senior Men’s team was disbanded.

Five years later in 2017, with the development of new and strong leadership of the sport in the Home Nations, the re-emergence of a new group of young GBR senior players resulted in a GBR team under the auspices of British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) entering the 2017 World University Games (WUGs) in Chinese Taipei raising the prospect of a return by GBR Senior Men to LEN and FINA competitions.

For more information about results for GBR senior men’s teams please click on the relevant link below:

GBR Senior Men’s Loule International Tournament July 2017 Results

GBR-BUCS Senior Men’s Team World University Games Chinese Taipei August 2017 Results

GBR-BUCS Senior Men’s Team World University Games Naples, ITA. July 2019 Results

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Welcome to the April edition of the Water Polo News.  Who would have thought at the start of the month that all water polo activities would be cancelled due to Covid-19?  Never-the-less the first part of the month was extremely busy and we set out the highlights below. The big news is that City of Manchester are champions of both the Men’s and Women’s Super Fives Championship.  They are the first club to win both titles in the same year. 

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