Olympic water polo teams unveiled
Craig Figes (left) admits the 'excitement is building' for London 2012
The Great Britain water polo teams for London 2012 have been announced.
Squads of 13 men and women were selected to represent the host nation for the Olympics, which kick off in just over a month.
Craig Figes, the captain of the men's team, said it was exciting for those that made the team, but described it as a "horrible day" for those that missed out.
Speaking after the announcement at the headquarters of GB water polo at the Manchester Aquatics Centre, he said: "It's a really exciting day for the 13 men and 13 women who were finally selected for the London Olympics.
"Obviously it's a sad day for the guys and the girls who have worked so hard in the squad for the past five plus years, and who unfortunately haven't made the cut.
"So it's a day of mixed emotions. A day of great excitement for 13 of us, but a horrible day for the people who didn't quite make the team.
"The last couple of weeks building up to selection have been pretty tense, but now the selection's done and we've officially been named as part of Team GB, it's excitement building now."
Men: Edward Scott, Matthew Holland, Joseph O'Regan, Jake Vincent, Robert Parker, Craig Figes, Ciaran James, Glen Robinson, Sean Ryder, Adam Scholefield, Jack Waller, Sean King, Alexander Parsonage.
Women: Rosemary Morris, Robyn Nicholls, Frances Leighton, Angela Winstanley-Smith, Lisa Gibson, Rebecca Kershaw, Ciara Gibson-Byrne, Fiona McCann, Chloe Wilcox, Francesca Clayton, Francesca Painter-Snell, Alexandra Rutlidge, Hazel Musgrove.
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