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Alkistis
Benekou
GreeceGreece, GRE
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
31 January 1994
Height
173 cm
Residence
Tempe, AZ, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek, Spanish
Higher education
Biology, Genetics - Arizona State University: Tempe, AZ, USA

Sport Specific Information

Club / Team
Ethnikos Piraeus: Greece
Name of coach
Georgios Morfesis [national], GRE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre forward

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Feed your focus." (Instagram profile, 28 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
She named an Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches [ACWPC] All-American in 2014, 2015 and 2018 while competing for Arizona State University in the United States of America. (thesundevils.com/, 30 Jun 2018)

She was named the 2014 Offensive Player of the Year by Arizona State University [ASU] in the United States of America. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2018)
Famous relatives
Her sister Ioli has played collegiate water polo for San Diego State University in the United States of America. She also represented Greece in the sport at the world junior championships in 2011 and 2013. (SportsDeskOnline, 11 Aug 2018; statepress.com, 22 Feb 2015; goaztecs.com, 21 Feb 2015)