A. Ntountounaki, who was born in 1995, learned to swim at the age of five. That she would be competing for her country in the Tokyo Olympics fifteen years later was something she never dreamed possible.
Overseas From Rio to Tokyo
A. Ntountounaki put in her time and effort and is now recognised as one of the top swimmers in Greece.
In the 100-meter butterfly event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Poseidon’s athlete Ilissia placed 17th with a new national record-setting performance of 58.27 seconds.
She has been constantly improving, and 2019’s European Championships in Glasgow were the pinnacle, with her taking home the bronze medal. The significance of her win is highlighted by the fact that it was the first Greek medal at European level in a 25m2 pool.
She qualified at the July World Championship in South Korea, putting her in the running for the Tokyo Olympics.
Having a Successful Athletic And Academic Career
A. Ntountounaki is an all-around top performer because she is able to balance the demands of academics and competitive athletics. Since her high school days, A. Ntountounaki has been an excellent student. She graduated with an A’ Grade in her Bachelor of Laws degree.
She subsequently earned an advanced degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London. She’s fluent in three tongues and adores the piano. She is able to embrace her diversity thanks to her success in both athletics and academia.
Ince Bwin is on Her Side, She’ll Win.
Bwin recognises that it is challenging for Doudounaki to train at a high level while also pursuing a successful academic career, and so they have partnered with her to make that possible.
Through the generosity of bwin, A. Ntountounaki is able to attend more international training camps and alter her approach to preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games and beyond.