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Aussie Stingers

Occupations
Commonwealth or Empire Games gold medalist, Olympian and Sports team
Alternative Names
  • Australian Women's Water Polo Team (Official Title)

Summary

The Aussie Stingers, officially the Australian Women's Water Polo team, won gold at the Sydney Olympic in 2000 and bronze, in a tense shoot out against Hungary, at Beijing in 2008.

The Stingers are a team with an incredible record of success, having place regularly at both the regularly held World Cup and World Championship events.

Details

Events

2000
Gold Medalist at the Sydney Olympic Games - Water Polo
2002
Gold Medalist at Manchester Commonwealth Games - Water Polo
2006
Gold Medalist at Melbourne Commonwealth Games - Water Polo
2008
Bronze Medalist at the Beijing Olympic Games - Water Polo
2012
Bronze Medalist at the London Olympic Games - Water Polo

Sources used to compile this entry: History of Water Polo and the NWPL in Australia, Australian Water Polo, 2009-12-02, http://www.australianwaterpolo.com.au/content/view/169/144/.

Nikki Henningham

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