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Alexandra
Asimaki
GreeceGreece, GRE
Female
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
28 June 1988
Height
170 cm
Weight
65 kg
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek, Spanish

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing water polo in 2000 in Athens, Greece.
Why this sport?
She used to compete in swimming, so it was a small step to water polo. She likes the amount of action there is in the sport.
Club / Team
Olympiacos Piraeus: Greece
Name of coach
Charis Pavlidis [club], GRE; Georgios Morfesis [national], GRE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre forward
Handedness
Right

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Awards and honours
She was named Most Valuable Player of the A1 Ethniki in Greece for the 2016/17 season. (aquafeed24.com, 19 May 2017)

She was named the 2011 Female Water Polo Athlete of the Year by the International Swimming Federation [FINA]. (greece.greekreporter.com, 09 Dec 2011)