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Ella Chadderton

Ella Chadderton was called up to train with the senior team for the first time in 2009 after impressing with her performances at the 2008 European Youth Championships in Gyor, Hungary.

Ella Chadderton Profile

Date of Birth 4th June 1993
Born Oldham
Team/Club City of Manchester
Position Left Wing / Centre Back
She continued to progress through the British age group squads, travelling with the Under 20 squad to the European Championships in Naples in 2009 then helping the British team to seventh at the 2010 European Junior Championships in Ukraine.

She made the step up to competitive senior matches in 2010, playing with the Brits in the Hungarian National League then travelling with the senior squad as reserve for a European qualifier against Israel in 2011.

Further junior international appearances have followed in 2012 at the European Under 19 Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia, then as one of the most senior players on the GB roster at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece.

International Results

Competition Location Year Medal/Position
Commonwealth Championships Aberdeen 2013 GOLD
World Junior Championships Volos 2013 8th
European U20 Championships Naples 2009 7th
European U19 Championships Chelyabinsk 2012 7th
European Junior Championships Dneprodzerzhinsk 2010 7th
European Youth Championships Gyor 2008 9th

Domestic Results

Competition Club Year Medal/Position
British Championships City of Manchester 2014 BRONZE
  City of Manchester 2013 GOLD
  City of Manchester 2012 GOLD
  City of Manchester 2011 GOLD
  City of Manchester 2010 GOLD

In The Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Playing in the European Junior Championships in Ukraine.

Aspirations: My aspirations in life would be ultimately to compete in the Olympic Games, but also to have a future in water polo through playing in different countries and leagues.

Who has been greatest influence on you: My parents and my coaches.

When did you begin water polo: When i was 11. Polo was always on after swimming so I decided to stay and watch and wanted to join in.

Out Of The Pool

Other sports: Used to play for football for around five years.

Ultimate relaxation: Lying in the bed watching tv or listening to music.

One thing you can’t live without: My parents.

Tip for the top: If you dont want it, dont do it.


Sports team: Football; Oldham Athletic

Films: Mean Girls.

Band/Music: Arctic Monkeys.

Food: Chinese

Drink: Raspberry Lucozade

Hobbies: Watching TV.


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