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Glencora MCGHIE
Sport Water Polo
NOC Australia   
Born08 Aug 1988 in Geraldton, AUS
Height1.78 m
Weight 68 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Twins Reuben and Harriet [2018]
Other names
Glencora Ralph
Higher education
Dentistry - Curtin University: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 13 at a Melville Water Polo Club Flippa Ball competition in Perth, WA, Australia.
Why this sport?
She used to swim competitively but got bored of following the black line on the bottom of the pool. "I was a decent swimmer but wanted more excitement which came through being in a team sport."
International Debut
Competing for
People's Republic of China
General Interest
Glen, Glenny, Cokes (rio2016.olympics.com.au, 19 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Australian water polo player David Neesham. (waterpoloaustralia.com.au, 12 Feb 2014, 13 Jul 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Before each game I usually say to the person next to me, 'Let's just win'." (amazonaws.com, 28 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours
She shared Australia's Player of the Tournament Award with Ashley Southern at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (rio2016.olympics.com.au, 10 Aug 2015)

She was selected for the 2015 National League All-Star match in Australia. (waterpoloaustralia.com.au, 25 Mar 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
3 2012 London, ENG Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team  
6 2009 Rome, ITA Team  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS Team  
2 2010 Christchurch, NZL Team