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Jack Waller

Hailing from East Sussex, 21-year-old Jack Waller has made big steps since his senior international debut in 2007.

The centre forward has signed a professional contract with German club SV Wieden for the 2010/2011 season and considers the best part of playing in Germany to be “the food”.

With aspirations to compete in the Olympics, Jack believes that to be a good Water Polo player you should always be willing to learn.

Personal Data

Date of Birth: 6/10/89

Height: 190cm

Weight: 98kg

English Club: Invicta

Professional Club: SV Wieden, Germany

Born: Enfield, London

Hometown: Catsfield, East Sussex

Getting to know...

When did you begin playing water polo: When I was 11.

First senior international match/tournament: Holland 2007.

Aspiration: Olympics 2012 and to finish in the top four in the German National League.

Tip for the top: Enjoy it and always be willing to learn.

Have you won any awards: All Star Team at the Pan pacific Games in 2005. MVP and top goal scorer in a tournament in Portugal. MVP in a tournament in Germany.

Water polo role models: Radu Cosmin.

Best thing about playing for your professional club: The food.

Biggest influence on career: Family.

If I wasn't a water polo player I would be: Fat!

Favourite music: Relaxing music and grime.

Describe yourself in three words: Easy-going, funny, outgoing.

Would most like to meet: David Beckham, Katy Perry.

Favourite sports team: Tottenham Hotspur.

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    
     

 

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