Fiona McCann is one of the most experienced defenders in Great Britain, having competed at Olympic, World Championship, European Championship and Commonwealth level.
Fiona McCann Profile
|Date of Birth||13th May 1987|
|Team/Club||City of Liverpool|
Having played in European qualification tournaments in 2006, 2008 and 2010, she was part of the British team to compete at the 2012 European Championships in Eindhoven, finishing seventh.
McCann then excelled against the top teams in world water polo at the London 2012 Olympic Games and 2013 World Championships in Barcelona.
|European B Nations Trophy||Manchester||2009||GOLD|
|European Youth Championships||Porto||2005||9th|
|Hungarian League||Great Britain||2011||6th|
|British Championships||City of Liverpool||2010||BRONZE|
|City of Liverpool||2009||SILVER|
|City of Liverpool||2008||BRONZE|
In The Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Beating Greece in 2011 a few months before they went on to win the World Championships.
Who has been greatest influence on you: Joanne Dacre
When did you start playing water polo: 2000
Out Of The Pool
Studies/work: BSc Sports Science and MSc Marketing Communications
Other sports: I occasionally play golf and I used to row but water polo takes up all of my time now.
Ultimate relaxation: Sleep
Tip for the top: When you think you're trying your hardest, try harder! And always enjoy yourself.
Life after water polo: Possibly a career in marketing or living on a vineyard with my boyfriend.
Films: Big Daddy, Waterboy, Happy Gilmour
Band/Music: Fall Out Boy, Swedish House Mafia
Drink: Mountain Dew
Hobbies: Going to the movies, playing golf, cooking
Sports team: Manchester United, Wigan Warriors, Pittsburgh Steelers
Sportsperson: David Beckham
Most prized possession: My Swarovski Necklace