NSWIS dominant ‘Aussie Sharks’ set for World Cup campaign

Posted on September 11, 2018 by in NSWIS News

Eight NSW Institute of Sport athletes have been named on the Australian Men’s Water Polo team who will compete at the 2018 World Cup in Berlin.

Beginning on 11 September, the six-day tournament will see the ‘Aussie Sharks’ take on Japan, Hungary and Germany in the pool stages, where they’ll compete for a place in the final rounds.

NSWIS will be represented by a number of Olympians including Richie Campbell, Joe Kayes and Joel Dennerley, who will be competing at his first major international tournament since Rio 2016.

FINA WORLD CUP AUSSIE SHARKS TEAM

  1. Aaron Younger (Captain)
  2. Richard Campbell (NSWIS)
  3. Joel Dennerley (NSWIS)
  4. Blake Edwards (NSWIS)
  5. Lachlan Edward (NSWIS)
  6. Andrew Ford
  7. George Ford
  8. Lachlan Hollis (NSWIS)
  9. Rhys Howden
  10. Anthony Hrysanthos (NSWIS)
  11. Joe Kayes (NSWIS)
  12. Nathan Power (NSWIS)
  13. Tim Putt

The Sharks’ FINA Men’s World Cup Schedule:

  • Day 1 Tuesday, 11 September – AUS vs JPN 1900 (12 Sept, 3:00am AEST)
  • Day 2 Wednesday, 12 September – AUS vs HUN 1600 (13 Sept, 12:00am AEST)
  • Day 3 Thursday, 13 September – AUS vs GER 2030 (14 Sept, 4:30am AEST)

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