Water polo player Anthony Hrysanthos is a goalkeeper for the Australian men’s team, the Aussie sharks, and will make his first Olympic appearance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Anthony took up water polo at 10 and discovered his talent in goals almost immediately when he volunteered to take over in the net when the team’s regular keeper was away. In 2015 he represented Australia at the FINA World Junior Championships where the team placed eight.

The young keeper made his debut for the Australian senior team in 2017, The following year at the FINA World League Intercontinental Cup Anthony and the Sharks came away with silver.

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) athlete has since gone on to win silver at the BENU Cup and then another silver at the FINA World Cup in Germany and bronze at the 2019 FINA World League Super Final in Serbia. In 2018 he signed on to play for Vouliagmeni in the Greek professional league and also competed with the club in the Champions League Qualifiers and the Euro Cup.