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Meet The Team - Adam Scholefield

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Get to know Adam Scholefield. Read his tweets, view images, watch videos of him in action and being interviewed, check how his Olympic rivals compare and much more.

Adam Scholefield






6ft 3in


Rotherham Metro / PVSK


Centre forward


Cristian Iordache

Olympic History


Did you know?

  • Both of Adam's sisters played water polo and he couldn't wait to take up the sport as well, playing for the first time on his 10th birthday.
  • He has an electrical engineering degree from Imperial University and is studying for a PhD in image processing.
  • Away from the pool, Adam follows football club Leeds United and rugby league side Leeds Rhinos.

Adam's Career

Adam is one of the most experienced players in the British team, having played through the junior teams before receiving his first senior call-up when he was 17. He has played in World League qualifiers, European A qualifiers as well as European B Championships and host of other international competitions. Domestically, he has played professionally in the Hungarian National League for the past two seasons for PVSK Fuszert, where he was joined by fellow British and Olympic water polo player Joe O'Regan last season. Adam was named British player of the year in 2008 and is the team's vice-captain.

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