Welcome to Robyn Nicholls’ profile page.
Date Of Birth: 8th May 1990
Team/Club: City of Manchester / Tyldesley
Coach: Szilveszter Fekete
Joined senior squad: 2006
|European Championships||Eindhoven (NED)||7th|
|Four Nation International Invitational||Manchester||2011||BRONZE|
|World University Games||Shenzhen (CHI)||7th|
|European U20 Championships||Naples (ITA)||2009||7th|
|European B Nations Trophy||Manchester||GOLD|
|European Junior Championships||Chania (GRE)||2008||7th|
|European Youth Championships||Chania (GRE)||2007||9th|
|Hungarian National League||2011||Great Britain||6th|
|British Championships||2010||City of Manchester||GOLD|
|British Championships||2009||City of Manchester||GOLD|
In the Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Best Goalkeeper award Div 1/ Div 2 or MVP Canada tournament
Aspirations: To help the team win a medal at the 2012 Olympics
Greatest influence: My parents
When did you begin playing Water Polo: I started at my local club Tyldesley where I gained all the basic skills I needed for water polo
Out of the Pool
Studies/Work: Economics at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Other sports: No time for other sports but I would like to try kick boxing.
Ultimate relaxation: Going to the cinema with my unlimited cinema pass!
One thing you can’t live without: I couldn't live without my phone, its practically stuck to my hand.
Tip for the top: Learn to enjoy suffering through training.
Life after water polo: I want to travel and live abroad for a few years, then I'd like to be a quantitative surveyor.
Films: Never Let Me Go
Band/Music: Ed Sheeran, Ben Harper, Adele, John Mayer, Jose Gonzalez, Rihanna
Food: Chicken Biryani
Drink: Tea, Mango juice
Hobbies: Cinema, dancing, running from dogs, singing along to TV and Radio commercials
Sports team: Manchester United, Team GB
Sportsperson: Usain Bolt
Most prized possession: My health