(Stelios) Alex Koukouravas
MSc by Research in Oncology
University of Oxford Basketball Club
Highest Performance Level
Winning bronze at European championships and being selected as part of the All-Star Five or being part of the winning team at the 'BBL all-stars' tournament
Short Term Aspirations
Lead Oxford University to get promoted and continue to raise Basketball Wales' inter/national recognition
Long Term Aspirations
Captain Wales in the Commonwealth Games
How did you get into the sport?
My dad played high level basketball so I wanted to be like him from a young age - then I fell in love with the game
What is your advice on balancing sport and academia?
Planning times you can do each of your obligations including rest times/days where you take it easy. Be self reflective and honest with where you can improve with time management also
How have you managed training during lockdown?
Tried many different types of training and have adapted my training goals