(MONTREAL) – Water Polo Canada has announced the names of women athletes selected to participate in the 18U World Water Polo Championships, which will be held from December 12 to 18 in Auckland, New Zealand.
This announcement caps the program’s thorough training and selection process which started in April 2016 and during which the young athletes were closely coaches and guided by Water Polo Canada staff.
“"This is truly an exceptional group of athletes and it was a very tough selection. We are now looking forward to continuing our progress heading into World Championships in New Zealand," said Andrew Robinson, the program’s Head coach.
The group of young women will complete final preparations in Montreal from November 21 to 27, before travelling to their main competition.
18U Women’s Age Group National Team Final Selection:
- Emily Aikema, born in 98, Fraser Valley (BC)
- Verica Bakoc, born in 99, Mavericks (ON)
- Keara Boan, born in 98, Team Sask (SK)
- Katie Campbell, born in 98, Team Sask (SK)
- Nina Ceklic, born in 99, Calgary (AB)
- Chayma Hlanadif, born in 98, CAMO (QC)
- Joelle Nacouzi, born in 98, DDO (QC)
- Viktoria Orlova, born in 00, Pacific Storm (BC)
- Yasmine Rachid, born in 98, CAMO (QC)
- Tyanna Supreme, born in 98, DDO (QC)
- Brianna Utas, born in 99, Pacific Storm (BC)
- Adrien Van Dyke, born in 99, Team Sask (SK)
- Clara Vulpisi, born in 98, CAMO (QC)
- Fanny Boutrouille, born in 98, St Lambert (QC)
- Tamara Curcija, born in 99, Calgary (AB)
- Daphne Guevremont, born 99, CAMO (QC)
- Myriam Lizotte, born 99, CAMO (QC)
Head Coach: Andrew Robinson (QC)
Assistant Coach: Daniel Bekhazi (QC)
Manager: Sam Sinnott (QC)