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Alexandros
Gounas
GreeceGreece, GRE
Male
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 October 1989
Height
179 cm
Weight
73 kg
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
Business Administration, Maritime Studies - Athens University of Economics and Business: Greece

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 11.
Why this sport?
"Because I love water."
Club / Team
Olympiacos Piraeus: Piraeus, GRE
Name of coach
Thodoris Vlachos [club, national], GRE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Driver
Handedness
Right

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I try to push myself by giving more than 100% every time." (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Famous relatives
His father Andreas competed in water polo at the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Games. His older sister Marie-Danielle has played water polo for the Vouliagmeni club in Greece. (sport24.gr, 06 Aug 2015)