Goran Tomasevic is a member of the Australian men’s water polo team and a NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship holder. He will make his Olympic debut when he takes to the pool at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Growing up in Croatia, Goran began playing water polo at age six. In 2009 he took up a scholarship at the University of the Pacific in North California where he spent four years playing for the university’s water polo team, the Tigers. A standout player for the Tigers, Goran captained the team, amassed over 200 career goals and was named AWPCA All-American three times.
After his graduation from University of the Pacific, Goran relocated to Australia to take up an internship at Macquarie Group in Sydney where he joined Sydney University Lions. In 2018 he helped the Lions to gold in the Australian Water Polo League.
Goran, a newly minted Australian citizen, was elevated to the Aussie Sharks squad and was named on the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo Olympics.