MANARA Malcolm
Date of Birth30/04/1998
Height166 cm/5'5"
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


School, universityDe La Salle College, Sixth Form
Started competing2010
Language(s) spokenMaltese (native), English, Italian, French
Club nameSliema ASC
CoachPeter Decesare (team)

Football, running, watching TV series and spending time with friends

Major sporting achievements

2014 8 Nations Cup (U17) (Brno) - 1st
2013 Maltese Summer League (U17) – 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

Gold in European 8 Nations Tournament, Brno, Czech Republic

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

Malcolm started playing water polo at six years of age with the Sliema ASC Nursery.

After two years of learning the game he began to simultaneously train in both swimming and water polo.

 At 13 years old, he began playing in a competitive league with Sliema U15 and was called up for the Maltese national team in 2013 to begin preparations for several international competitions.

The team won the gold medal in the 8-Nations U17 tournament, in Brno, Czech Republic and for this tournament he was made vice-captain.

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