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Emmajo Grahame is a water polo player who was awarded a Scholarship within the 2008 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship and Mentoring Program, she was paired with Debbie Watson OAM as her Mentor.

Emmajo was born in 1990 and won state medals in Surf Lifesaving, Triathlon and Cycling as a youngster. Her physical prowess and dedication soon translated into fine performances in Water Polo, and she made a regular habit of belying her age.

As a 13-year-old, Emmajo won the Monash University Water Polo club best player award for the U20 team. She was also the highest goal scorer at multiple national age championships and as a member of the Victoria Tigers National League Team, which is effectively Victoria’s state team.

Following outstanding achievements throughout her junior career, Emmajo was invited to join the Victorian Elite Development Centre and made the Australian U16 team, despite having another year of eligibility.

In 2009 Emmajo and the Australian U18 water polo team reached the quarter finals losing to USA at the Women’s Junior World Championships in Russia. Two years later Emmajo and the team were Bronze medal winners at the FINA U20 Women’s Junior World Championships improving the accomplishments from two years previous.

Honours & Achievements

  • 2003: Monash University Water Polo club, best player award for the U20 team.
  • 2003: National Age Championships, Highest Goal Scorer.
  • 2008: Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship Holder.
  • 2009: U18 Women’s Junior World Championships, Quarter Finalist.
  • 2011: FINA U20 Women’s Junior World Championships, bronze.


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