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Alexandra ASIMAKI
Sport Water Polo
NOC Greece   
GenderWomen
Born28 Jun 1988 in Athens, GRE
Height1.70 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Athens, GRE
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 [MVP] 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)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2008 Beijing, CHN Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
6 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team  
4 2009 Rome, ITA Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
5 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team  
2 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team  
2 2010 Zagreb, CRO Team  
6 2006 Belgrade, SRB Team