PLAYING HISTORY & ACHIEVEMENTS
2018 FINA World League International Cup Silver Medallist
2016 Rio Olympic Games
2013 FINA World Championships Silver Medallist
2011 FINA World Junior Championships Bronze Medallist
2011 Australian Junior Female Water Polo Player of the Year
2011 Canada Cup Gold Medallist
NAME: Hannah Buckling
CLUB: Sydney University Lions/Olympiacos Piraeus, Greece
POSITION: Centre Back
EDUCATION: Studying a Doctor of Medicine, University of Sydney
PERSONAL MOTTO: “Life is what you make it”
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING...
Sydney born and bred, Hannah Buckling debuted for the Aussie Stingers in 2011, in the same year Buckling was named Water Polo Australia’s Junior Female Player of the Year signalling that she was a future name to watch out for.
Since then she has gone on to debut at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 and recently play in her 150th international match for the Aussie Stingers.
As part of her valuable experience which she brings to this Aussie Stingers squad Buckling broadened her skills and knowledge with one season at the University of Southern California, competing with their highly successful college team USC Trojans in 2013. During that season, Buckling and the Trojans won the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championship.
Hannah is also studying a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney.