Reuel D’Souza first travelled with the senior national team in 2017 for the UANA Cup in Trinidad and Tobago. He went on to compete at the 2017 FINA World Championships and the 2019 FINA World League Super Final. In 2016, he had been part of the Canadian team that won gold at the Junior Pan American Championships in Edmonton. D’Souza competed at the Youth World Championships in 2016 and the Junior World Championships in 2017. He plays professionally in Italy and Greece.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT REUEL
Getting into the Sport: Started playing water polo in 2006 when he was introduced to the sport at his local swimming pool in Coquitlam… Had his Olympic dream sparked after watching the Canadian men’s national team defeat Romania to qualify to Beijing 2008… Outside Interests: Hobbies include watching basketball, watching movies and TV shows, listening to music, and going for coffee with friends… Odds and Ends: Has two older brothers involved in water polo; Ethan is coaching and Shanan is a referee…. Favourite quote: “It’s beauty in the struggle, ugliness in the success.” – J Cole…
Notable International Results
Pan American Championships (junior): 2018 -BRONZE; 2016 - GOLD
FINA World Championships: 2017 - 15th
FINA World Championships (Youth): 2016 - 12th.
FINA World Championships (Junior): 2017 - 10th
FINA World League: 2019 - 8th