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Captain Figes upbeat after Euro 2014 water polo qualifiers

Captain Craig Figes is adamant the British men’s water polo team are heading in the right direction after placing third in the first round of th...

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Figes eager to qualify for water polo Europeans

Captain Craig Figes admits Great Britain’s water polo side don’t know what to expect from their opponents as they begin the quest to qualify for...

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Water polo men wave goodbye to Games

Great Britain's men's water polo team finished their London 2012 campaign ended with a 13-4 defeat as Montenegro breezed past the hosts.

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Water polo coach hails 'half miracle'

The Great Britain men's water polo team have not failed, despite losing their opening four Olympic matches, according to their coach.

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GB edged out by USA in water polo

Great Britain's men's water polo team were unable to record their first victory of the competition against the USA, slipping to a 13-7 defeat.

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Aquatic sports run in the family for Great Britain captain Craig Figes, whose grandmother was a swimming world record holder and whose mother swam at the 1966 Commonwealth Games.Figes, a former geography teacher at Manchester Grammar School, won Commonwealth Championship bronze with England in 2002 and last season he joined Italian outfit Pescara.He was selected as captain at the 2007 LEN European B Nations Trophy and he has skippered the team ever since after guiding Great Britain to a sixth-place finish.