Welcome to Alex Rutlidge’s profile page.
Date Of Birth: 12th November 1988
Team/Club: City of Manchester / Lancaster
Position: Right wing and centre back
Coach: Szilveszter Fekete, Ron Winn, Tim Dunsbee
|European Championships||Eindhoven (NED)||7th|
|Four Nation International Invitational||Manchester||2011||BRONZE|
|World University Games||Shenzhen (CHI)||7th|
|European B Nations Trophy||Manchester (GBR)||2009||GOLD|
|European Championship Qualifiers||Hamburg (GER)||2008||3rd|
|European B Championships||Prague (CZE)||2007||SILVER|
|Hungarian National League||2011||Great Britain||6th|
In the Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Winning European B Championships in Manchester in 2009
Aspirations: To play in the Olympics 2012
Greatest influence: My family – driving me to and from training and always supporting me!
When did you begin playing Water Polo: I used to watch my dad play for Lancaster when I was younger and started to train when I was about 11.
Out of the Pool
Studies/Work: I have a degree in Criminology and Social Policy from the University of Manchester and currently have a part time job at M2 Digital in Manchester.
Other sports: I enjoy watching football, and like running but don’t get to do it much!
Ultimate relaxation: Sleeping!
One thing you can’t live without: My family
Tip for the top: Never give up!
Life after water polo: Travelling...and a job but I don’t know what I will do!
Band/Music: Rhianna, David Guetta...most things!
Food: Mexican food...Italian food...ice cream!
Drink: Hot chocolate
Hobbies: Other than polo...seeing my friends, going to the cinema, reading.
Sports team: Manchester United
Sportsperson: Ryan Giggs
Most prized possession: My jewellery I got for my 21st birthday.