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Kathryn Fowler

Kathryn Fowler progressed through the junior British teams between 2007 and 2009, competing at European Championships in Hungary, Greece and Italy.

Kathryn Fowler Profile

Date of Birth 6th December 1991
Born Sutton Coldfield
Team/Club CN La Latina (ESP)
Position Right Winger
She joined City of Liverpool in 2009 and continued her progress, competing at the British Gas Water Polo Championships as well as the LEN European Champions Cup.

Fowler graduated from the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme as Advanced Apprentice of the Year for Water Polo in 2011.

In 2013, she was called up to her first senior major championships, helping the British women to 13th place at the World Championships in Barcelona.

International Competitions

Competition Location Year Medal/Position
World Championships Barcelona 2013 13th
European Under 20 Championships Naples 2009 7th
European Junior Championships Chania 2008 7th
European Youth Championships Gyor 2008 9th

Domestic Events

Competition Club Year Medal/Position
British Championships City of Liverpool 2013 SILVER
  City of Liverpool 2012 4th
  City of Liverpool 2011 SILVER

In The Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Being selected for the World Champs team

Aspiration: To be a member of the most successful GB women’s team ever

Who has been the greatest influence on you: My former coach, David “Jimmy” Geiss from Boldmere. He sadly passed in January but he and my parents have been my biggest influences
When did you start playing polo: when I was 9, Geiss grabbed me from the swimming pool and asked me to come and play.

Out Of The Pool

Studies/Work: Student at University of Manchester studying Maths and Physics

Other sports: I played all sorts when in I was younger, but now I just focus on Water Polo

Ultimate relaxation: Usually studying or a soak in the bath.

One thing you can’t live without: My parents be at the other end of the phone

Tips for the top: Keep working hard, never give up

Life after water polo: I haven’t got that far yet!

Favourites

Film: Forrest Gump or Sister Act

Food: Chocolate peanut butter brownies

Drink: Milkshake

Hobbies: I don’t have time between studying and training

Sports team: Boldmere Water Polo Club and Liverpool Lizards.

Sports person: Tania Di Mario

 

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