Friday, December 24, 2010

Canada Cup Extras

Check out wonderful interviews from players and coaches from all 4 teams that attended the Canada Cup on the Water Polo Canada YouTube Channel:

To see a report put together by Radio-Canada see here:

Thanks to everyone for putting together all these interviews and videos!


Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Canadian Women's Water Polo Team!!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Canada wins the Bronze at Canada Cup

Canada wins the Bronze medal at the 2010 Canada Cup, beating Italy 16-9. Christine Robinson is named tournament "Most Valuable Defender". Great job ladies! 

Stay tuned for pictures...

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Canada loses the Semi-Final Game

Canada loses to China 10-9 in the last seconds of overtime. Canada will play Italy tomorrow in the Bronze medal game at 11am.

Rematch vs China

Canada has a re-match against China in the Semi-Final game this afternoon at 4:30pm. Let's go ladies!
Winner of this game will play in the Finals tomorrow at 12:30pm.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Canada loses to China

Canada loses to China 10-9. Krystina Alogbo was Canada's only star for the game. Canada plays Australia tomorrow night at 730pm.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Canada vs Italy

The Canadian Women come out on top in their first game against Italy. The score was 13-11. Dominique Perreault and Christine Robinson were names Stars of the game. Great first game ladies!

Canada vs. China tomorrow at 7:30pm.

Monday, December 13, 2010

London 2012 T-Shirts!

Looking for a way that YOU can help support your Women's National Water Polo Team? Buy a London 2012 T-Shirt! They are cool, comfortable, and the proceeds go directly to your women's team! They will be available for 20$ at the Canada Cup this week and will soon be available online! Thank you for your support!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Official Game #2

Canada beats Australia for a second time with a score of 10-8 in their second official game of the pre-Canada Cup training camp. Keep it up ladies!

The Canada Cup starts on Wednesday December 15th. Canada opens up against China at 7:30pm at the Olympic Pool in Montreal.

Come show your support!

Friday, December 10, 2010

First Official Game vs Australia

Australia is in town for a training camp before the Canada Cup. We just played an official game and won 11-7! It's a sign of good things to come next week! Great job ladies!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Clip on RDS

Hey everyone,

We were recently featured on RDS in a show called "Sport au Quebec". You can check out the clip here:

Scroll down and see the most recent episodes and you should find one with Women's Water Polo.
The clip has snippets of CSL play, and interviews with Captain Krystina Alogbo, and Christine Robinson.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

December Athlete of the Month: Marina Radu

Meet the December Athlete of the Month:

Marina Radu

Birth date: September 5, 1984
Height: 5’11
Hometown: Pointe-Claire
Current Residence: Montreal
Current Club: Dollard Water Polo Club
Education: Concordia University studying Human Relations.
Years on the National Team: 7

Marina got her start playing water polo at Cedar Park Pool in Pointe-Claire.  After joining the Dollard Water Polo Club, she quickly made her way up the chain to the Quebec Team and the Junior National Team.  After this natural progression, Marina has now been on the National Team for 7 years. Marina’s introduction to international water polo came in the form of a gold medal at the 2003 World Junior Championships held in Calgary, Alberta. Her contributions to that championship were quite impressive, finishing the tournament with 12 goals. Marina made her debut with the senior national team at the 2004 Olympic Qualification tournament where she helped Canada earn a spot at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.  Marina is currently a student at Concordia University in Human Relations.  She hopes to one day have a career in broadcast journalism. But her first dream is to represent Canada at the 2012 Olympic Games and bring home a medal.

Career Highlights:

2001 Youth National Championships – 1st
2001 Junior National Championships – 1st
Marina's Video2002 Youth National Championships – 1st
2002 Junior National Championships – 1st
2004 Senior National Championship – 1st
2007 Senior National Championship – 1st

2003: Junior World Aquatic Championships (Calgary, Alberta) - 1st
2004: Olympic Games (Athens, Greece) - 7th
2007: World Aquatic Championships (Melbourne, Australia) - 6th
2007: Pan American Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - 2nd
2009: FINA World League Super Finals (Kirishi, Russia) - 2nd
2009: World Aquatic Championships (Rome, Italy) - 2nd

                                                                                                                       Check out her video on YouTube!