Great Britain

GBR Senior Mens Teams

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.

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GBR Senior Men’s Loule International Tournament July 2017 Team

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

 

 

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Our March club polo news is out!



The great news for the start of this month is the announcement that the BBC will screen 6 matches from the Super 5s at Lancaster over the weekend of 23/24 March.  It was on Sky last year and now the BBC!  Interest in the sport is growing and this will be another great opportunity to showcase the sport.  Do come along and support the teams if you can! We have been treated to some great water polo in the BWPL this season. 

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