Brits head to European Juniors in Russia
3rd September 2012
The British Gas GBR Women’s Junior Water Polo team are heading east for the European Under-19 Water Polo Championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
The 13-strong team warmed up for the Championships with silver at their recent Four Nation tournament in Uerdingen, Germany.
The Brits defeated hosts Germany 10-8 as well as Czech Republic 11-3 as they finished second behind France, to whom they lost 14-8, at the tournament.
The European Championships take place from 9th – 16th September with the Brits having finished seventh in 2010 and ninth at last year’s competition in Madrid.
The British women will take on Russia, Italy, Greece, Ukraine and Turkey in the initial group stage.
- CLICK HERE to find out more at the official tournament website where you can watch live streaming of each match.
Great Britiain team for Women's European Under 19 Water Polo Championships
- Jade Smith (Captain)
- Casey Smith
- Lucy Aspinall
- Sophie Gilbert
- Ella Chadderton
- Katie Hesketh
- Kathryn Routledge
- Claire Nixon
- Lauren Tasker
- Courtney Dean
- Danni Elliott
- Laura Shears
- Kate Thompson
Coach - Nick Hume
Assistant Coach - Sue Webb
Team Manager - Eileen Selvey
Physio - Julie-Ann Peart
- 9th September: Great Britain v Greece
- 10th September: Great Britain v Turkey
- 11th September: Great Britain v Ukraine
- 12th September: Great Britian v Russia
- 13th September: Great Britain v Italy