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Glen Robinson

Glen Robinson has been a regular for Britain for a number of years and played a key role in the junior team’s success. Now with the seniors Glen is looking to help propel the Brits to Olympic qualification.

He recently signed a professional contract with Rapid Bucharest in Romania for the 2010/2011 season.

Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 26/01/1989

Height: 1.87m

Weight: 83kg

English Club: Lancaster / Kendal

Professional Club: Rapid Bucharest

Born: Kendal

Getting to know...

When did you start playing water polo: 13 years old

Finest ever performance: Playing against Spain in the Junior European Qualifiers – I scored the equalising goal in the last three seconds to qualify.

Favourite competition: High Tatras Cup in Slovakia.

First senior international match / tournament: Malta 2008.

Water polo role models: Tamas Kasas.

My aspirations: To play in the 2012 Olympic Games.

Tip for the top: Always want to improve.

Life after water polo: Gym instructor.

Best thing about playing for your club: Adapting and learning to play in different styles.

Favourite music: R&B.

Describe yourself in three words: Committed, passionate, energetic.

Would most like to meet: Steven Gerrard.

Most prized possession: My phone.

Biggest influence on career: My parents.

Favourite sports team: Liverpool FC

International Competitions

Competition Year Medal/Position
LEN European B Championships  2009 4th 
Lugano, Switzerland    
     
Mithat Hantel Memorial Water Polo Tournament  2009 Gold 
Istanbul, Turkey    
     
Comen Cup  2008 4th 
Malta    
     
LEN European Junior Water Polo Championships 2008  13th 
Istanbul, Turkey    
     
High Tatras Tournament  2008 Silver 
Bratislava, Slovakia    
     
LEN European Junior Water Polo Championship Qualifiers  2008  Bronze
Macedonia     
     

 

Domestic Events

Competition Year Medal/Position
British Championships  2009  Gold
 Manchester    
     

 

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