Welcome to Ciara Gibson-Byrne’s profile page.
Date Of Birth: 3rd December 1992
Born: Barcelona, Spain
Team/Club: CN Mataro (ESP) / City of Manchester
Position: Right winger
Coach: Szilveszter Fekete
Joined senior squad: 2010
|European Championships||Eindhoven (NED)||7th|
|Four Nations International Invitational||Manchester||2011||BRONZE|
|World University Games||Shenzhen (CHI)||7th|
|Hungarian National League||2011||Great Britain||6th|
In the Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Being elected best cadete player (under-16) in Spain.
Aspiration: To fulfil my potential as a sportswoman and as a person.
Greatest influence: My previous coaches VicençTarrésand Jordi Valls.
When did you start playing Water Polo: In 2003 at the age of 11.
Out of the Pool
Studies/Work: Did a Spanish Baccalaureate and now doing a Diploma in Sport.
Other sports: Volleyball and football.
Ultimate relaxation: A day at the spa.
Tip for the top: Work hard and learn from your mistakes.
Life after water polo: Work in something I love as much.
Films: The Hours
Sports team: F. C. Barcelona
Sportsperson: Lionel Messi
Most prized possession: My Blackberry