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SUCCESSFUL TRAINING TRIP FOR WATER POLO MEN

10 Jul 2009
The British Gas men’s water polo team rounded off a successful training trip to Macedonia with a 12-8 victory over the Macedonian national team.

The British Gas team were invited to Macedonia as training partners for the national side’s preparations for the World Championships in Rome.

The trip did not get off to a successful start as the team were stuck in heavy traffic on the way to the airport and consequently missed their flight to Macedonia meaning they didn’t arrive until 3am on the morning of their first match.

As a result they were tired leading to some mistakes and they were defeated 15-3.

Head Coach, Cristian Iordache said “Following the disappointment of the first match we had a meeting and discussed what we had learnt from it. The second match we controlled well and were very happy with the win.

“Everybody is happy now: they realised that without going through the drama of having to sleep in an airport they would have missed the opportunity to beat Macedonia for the first time.”

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For further details contact Esther Hope, British Swimming Marketing Officer, on 01509 632247, 07917 876459 or email esther.hope@swimming.org.

 

About British Swimming

British Swimming is the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Open Water in Great Britain.  It is responsible internationally for the high performance representation of the sport. The members of British Swimming are the three Home Countries national governing bodies of England (ASA), Scotland (Scottish ASA) and Wales. (Welsh ASA)  British Swimming seeks to enable its athletes to achieve gold medal success at the Olympics, Paralympics, World Championships and Commonwealth Games. 

 

About British Gas

British Gas, the biggest energy supplier in the country, has the lowest carbon intensity of any of the major UK energy suppliers in terms of tonnes of CO2 emitted per megawatt hour of electricity supplied to customers.  The company is one of the biggest investors in renewable power generation, principally offshore wind. Its recently completed Lynn and Inner Dowsing development, off the Lincolnshire coast, is the UK's largest offshore wind development. British Gas is committed to energy efficiency.  Our Energy Savers Report provides free expert advice on how you can cut energy use in the home and, in turn, save money.  So far, the report has shown over 2 million people how they could make an average saving of £175 a year.  To complete a report go to www.britishgas.co.uk/energy-efficiency/energy-savers-report

 

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