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AZZOPARDI Matthias
Malta
MLT
MatthiasAzzopardi
Date of Birth08/07/1999
Age15
Height183 cm/6'0"
Weight78kg/171lbs
GenderM
DateEventsResults
Preliminary Round Group DSpainESP 22 - 4 MLTMalta
Preliminary Round Group DMalta MLT 8 - 15 SVKSlovakia
Preliminary Round Group DSerbiaSRB 18 - 3 MLTMalta
Semifinal 13-16AzerbaijanAZE 8 - 7 MLTMalta
Classification 15-16UkraineUKR 13 - 8 MLTMalta

Profile

NicknameThias
School, universitySavio College, Secondary School Malta
Started competing2008
Language(s) spokenMaltese, English, Italian, French
Club nameNeptunes Waterpolo & Swimming Club
Coach-
Hobbies

Water polo, swimming, reading, watching films.

Major sporting achievements

2014 EU 8 Nations Water Polo Cup (U17), (Brno) - 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2014 EU 8 Nations Water Polo Cup (U17) (Brno) - 1st

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Matthias comes from a family of four, where sport for him and his 12-year-old sister is part of the daily routine.

First as a swimmer, then as a water polo player, he always managed to compete and succeed at the highest local levels managing also to win the junior water polo Maltese league five years in a row.

Following the victory with his national team in April 2014 at the EU 8 Nations Under-17 Water Polo Cup in Brno,

Matthias has been working very hard in the last two years under the guidance of national coach Karl Izzo.

The Baku 2015 European Games will be the biggest tournament Matthias has competed in to date and he is looking forward, together with his team-mates, to honour his country's flag.

Please note biographical data has been provided in collaboration with NOCs and edited by BEGOC.
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