Tony Azevedo

Water Polo

Name: Tony Azevedo
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Attacker
Height: 6-1
Weight: 198
DOB: 11/21/1981
Birthplace: Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Wilson High School (Long Beach, Calif.)
College: Stanford
Olympic Experience:
  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, sixth
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, seventh 
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, silver 
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 8th
Career Highlights:
  • 2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1st place
  • 2011 FINA World Championships, Shanghai, China, 6th place
  • 2011 FINA World League Super Final, Florence, Italy, 4th place

Fun Facts: Favorite musical artists are Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen ... Admits his most embarrassing water polo moment was when he was holding his MVP tournament trophy and broke it while on the podium ... Father Rick was an assistant National Team coach in 2004 and coached Tony throughout his age group career and during his first three years at Long Beach Wilson 

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