Liz Weekes

1971 -

Liz Weekes won a gold medal for Australia in women’s water polo at Sydney 2000. It was the first time a women’s water polo event had been held at the Games. It proved an instant success, with the success of the Australian team and the quality of the competition proving a big hit with Sydney fans. Weekes, from Sydney, was a goalkeeper. She made some crucial saves in Australia’s famous last-second victory over the United States in the gold medal final. She is married to Aussie rower Robert Scott, who won a silver medal with David Weightman in the men’s coxless pairs in 1996.

Olympic Results

Sydney 2000 - Summer Olympic Games

Water Polo - Women
Final Q1: 1:1, Q2: 0:1, Q3: 1:0, Q4: 2:1 USA 4-3 1st
Preliminaries Q1: 1:2, Q2: 1:2, Q3: 0:1, Q4: 0:4 KAZ 9-2 Win
Preliminaries Q1: 2:1, Q2: 1:1, Q3: 2:1, Q4: 1:0 RUS 6-3 Win
Preliminaries Q1: 2:1, Q2: 1:1, Q3: 0:2, Q4: 2:0 NED 5-4 Win
Preliminaries Q1: 2:2, Q2: 1:0, Q3: 2:4, Q4: 1:1 USA 7-6 Win
Preliminaries Q1: 0:1, Q2: 2:4, Q3: 1:2, Q4: 1:2 CAN 4-9 Win
Semi Final Q1: 2:3, Q2: 1:1, Q3: 1:2, Q4: 3:0 RUS 7-6 Win  
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