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Edoardo has asked me to write about GB water polo's Olympic experience and what's changing for GB afterwards. The Olympic experience was overall an extremely positive one from the point of view of both GB's teams. For women's polo, it was followed recently by the announcement of a significant improvement in funding: http://www.uksport.gov.uk/sport/summer-2016. My own experience was on the support staff of the men's team: so forgive me for any extra focus on that group, particularly…
The Water Polo Arena for the 2012 Olympic games was built sustainably in that it can be torn down immediately after the games, and the materials reused for construction. The building is made with polyvinyl chloride material, or PVC, which is easily recyclable.
Great Britain will compete in water polo at an Olympics for the first time in 56 years at London 2012. The British Olympic Association (BOA) has confirmed it will allow the sport to take host-nation positions.