Ciara Gibson-Byrne Great Britain & N. Ireland

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

03 Dec 1992

Height

1.67m

Weight

59kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

WATER POLO

Ciara Gibson-Byrne competed in WATER POLO

Did you know?

  • There are seven players in a water polo team. Matches consist of four periods, each of them eight minutes long.
  • A team has just 30 seconds to attempt to score before the ball is returned to the opposition.
  • Players aren’t allowed to touch the sides or the bottom of the pool during play, and may swim as much as three miles during a match.
  • At London 2012, matches are taking place in the brand new Water Polo Arena, constructed specially for the Games immediately next to the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park.
  • Water polo first appeared at the Olympics in 1900. Great Britain won four of the first five Olympic tournaments but Hungary are the sport's most successful nation, winning 15 medals, including nine golds.

Appearances for Ciara Gibson-Byrne

Date Event Won
9 Aug Women's Water Polo Classification 7-8
7 Aug Women's Water Polo Classification 5-8
5 Aug Women's Water Polo Quarter-final 4
3 Aug Women's Water Polo Group B Match 9
1 Aug Women's Water Polo Group B Match 6
30 Jul Women's Water Polo Group B Match 1

Head to Head

Ciara Gibson-Byrne vs Alex Rutlidge

Ciara Gibson-Byrne

Ciara Gibson-Byrne Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.67m (5'6")

Weight

59kg

Age

24

Alex Rutlidge

Alex Rutlidge Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.7m (5'7")

Weight

62kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table