Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin

Water Polo Schedule & Results

(Local) / 02:10 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Men's Preliminary Round - Group A

12 (Won)

7 (Lost)

Australia

Greece


Tyler Martin


(Local) / 10:10 PM 12 Aug (Rio)
Men's Preliminary Round - Group A

10 (Won)

8 (Lost)

Serbia

Australia


Tyler Martin


(Local) / 09:00 AM 10 Aug (Rio)
Men's Preliminary Round - Group A

8 (Won)

6 (Lost)

Australia

Japan


Tyler Martin


(Local) / 01:00 PM 8 Aug (Rio)
Men's Preliminary Round - Group A

9 (Tied)

9 (Tied)

Hungary

Australia


Tyler Martin


(Local) / 08:50 PM 6 Aug (Rio)
Men's Preliminary Round - Group A

8 (Won)

7 (Lost)

Brazil

Australia


Tyler Martin


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Athlete Biography

With a number of medals and national titles from France and Brazil to his name, Tyler Martin will be looking to add Olympic medalist to his list of credentials when the Sydney-sider center back makes his Olympic debut in Rio for the Australian water polo team.

Born in Toronto, Canada, Marin moved to Australia at a young age and took up water polo as a 12-year-old with the Drummonye Devils. At 19, he was named in the National Water Polo League All Star team.

Martin has played professionally in France, Italy, Hungary and Brazil. Along with fellow Sharks teammate, Nathan Power, Martin lived in Rio de Janeiro for three weeks at the end of 2015. The two Aussie Sharks helped the Botafogo team to their first national water polo title in 10 years.

He made his international debut for Australia in 2010, and the following year won silver at the Volvo Cup in Hungary and bronze at the Italian Cup. He made his World Championships debut in 2013, where Australia placed eighth in Barcelona, Spain. Never played in a World Junior Championships but has played Professionally in France, Italy, Hungary and Brazil

Martin graduated from Macquarie University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing. He is the founder and managing director of a company that makes customizable swimwear and sporting goods.

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Olympic Information

  • Rio 2016 will be Olympic debut.

Recent Performances

  • 5th - 2016 World League Super Final (Huizhou, China)
  • 2nd - 2016 World League Intercontinental Tournament (Yokohama, Japan)
  • 1st – 2015 FINA World League Intercontinental Tournament (California, USA)
  • 5th – 2015 FINA World League Super Final, Bergamo, Italy
  • 8th – 2015 FINA World Championships (Kazan, Russia)

Career Highlights

  • Making my first World Championship team in 2013
  • Winning the French League and Cup Competitions with CN Marseille

Education

  • Primary
    Drummoyne Primary school (NSW, Australia)
  • Secondary
    North Sydney Boys HIgh School (NSW, Australia)
  • Tertiary
    bachelor of commerce-marketing, Macquarie University (2009- )

Training

  • Coach
    Elvis Fatovic (2013 - current)
  • Club
    Drummoyne Water Polo Club
  • Institute/Academy
    NSWIS
  • Primary Training Base
    Homebush, SOPAC, Sydney, AUS
  • Secondary Training Base
    Drummoyne Pool, Sydney, AUS

Q&A

Favourite food
roast lamb
Favourite holiday destination
Fiji
Favourite music
bit of everything
Dream car
Mercedes G Class
Personal Motto
Toughness (not a motto, just a focus)
Star Sign
cancer
I would spend my last $10 on
Pancakes and Ice Cream
Tattoos/Piercings
none
If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
soccer
Most Inspiring Olympic Performance?
4 x 100 relay in Sydney - mens swimming
First Olympic Memory?
The Sydney Olympics as a spectator
Most Influential person in your career/life
Mum
Why this sport?
I was good at it and my mates played