With but only a handful of days left until one of the biggest sporting events in the history of Great Britain, we thought that it would be a great time to introduce some of the athletes taking part in the water events this July and August. Take a look below and find out just which English athletes you should be expecting to make a splash!
Date of Birth – 23/05/1984
Place of Birth – Derby
Achievements: Two gold medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2006.
Interesting Fact – Supports his local football team, Derby County
Date of Birth – 07/05/85
Place of Birth – Exeter
Achievements: Two gold medals at the World Championships, two gold medals at the Japan International, one gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Interesting Fact – Liam holds the world record for the 100m backstroke where he finished at a time of 52.73
Date of birth – 28/11/85
Place of Birth – Portsmouth
Achievements: Two gold medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Bronze in the 400m freestyle 2005 World Championships.
Interesting Fact – Her Uncle, Alan McClatchy, was an Olympic bronze medallist in 1976.
Date of Birth – 29/11/95
Place of Birth – Bath
Achievements: Three gold medals in the European Junior Championships of 2011 as well as three gold medals in the ASA Championships.
Interesting Fact – At such a young age, Siobhan missed her secondary school prom to join team GB for the Olympics.
Date of Birth – 24/06/1987
Place of Birth – Exeter
Achievements: Gold in Mexico City, three podium finishes in the FINA World Series 2009, 7th place in 2008 Olympic springboard event.
Interesting Fact – Nick made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Date of Birth – 18/12/85
Place of Birth – Bristol
Achievements – Twelve individual medals at the British Championships and an array of medals at the European Junior Championships.
Interesting fact – Her favourite film is Moulin Rouge
Date of Birth – 06/04/90
Place of Birth – Ascot
Achievements – Three gold medals at the British Synchronised Swimming Championships, Gold at the Primorje Cup, Croatia.
Interesting fact – Her older sister, Tia Randall, used to swim for Great Britain, both in the solo and duet team.
Date of Birth – 06/10/1989
Place of Birth – Welwyn Garden City
Achievements – Silver at High Tatras Tournament, Slovakia and Bronze at the LEN European Junior Water Polo Championship Qualifiers 2008.
Interesting Fact – Says the best thing about his water polo club (SV Wieden) is the food.
Date of Birth – 12/08/89
Place of Birth – Chichester
Achievements – Bronze in the Four Nations International Invitational, Silver in the European B Championships Gold in the British Gas Championships
Interesting Fact – Water polo isn’t her only sport, in fact Lisa also enjoys kick boxing as well as yoga.
Date of Birth – 17/08/1984
Place of Birth – Guildford
Achievements – Three gold medals at the European Championships, Two silver medals at the World Championships of 2010 and 2011.
Interesting Fact – Liam can make over 150 cocktails (wonder if any of those involve water coolers?)
Date of Birth – 12/06/1987
Place of Birth – Newcastle-under-Lyme
Achievements – Bronze medal at the European Championships 2012 and 2010.
Interesting Fact – Lizzie has a degree in psychology from Loughborough University.
Date of Birth – 13/08/1980
Place of Birth – Norwich
Achievements – 4th position at the 2008 Olympic Games, Gold at HRH Princess Sofia Trophy, Gold at 2006 RS:X European Championships.
Interesting Fact – Nick shares his birthday with footballer, Alan Shearer.
Date of Birth – 28/04/1983
Place of Birth – Wandsworth
Achievements – Bronze at the 2008 Olympics games in Beijing, one bronze and one silver medal at the European Championships.
Interesting Fact – Bryony learnt to windsurf in the south of France in 1992.