Sofia Konukh

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Sofia Konukh
Personal information
Full nameSofia Evgenevna Konukh
Born9 March 1980 (1980-03-09) (age 41)
Chelyabinsk, Russia

Sofia Evgenevna Konukh (Russian: Софья Евгеньевна Конух, born 9 March 1980 in Chelyabinsk) is a Russian water polo player, who won the bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, the first Olympic women's tournament in history. She is one of four female players who competed in water polo at four Olympics.[1] She is also a leading goalscorer in Olympic water polo history, with 31 goals.[1]

She finished first with the Russia team at the 2006 European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.

She participated at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships, 2007 World Aquatics Championships, 2009 World Aquatics Championships, and 2011 World Aquatics Championships,[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Sofia Konukh". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ "14th FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Team Roster - Russia" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-20.

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Preceded by
Netherlands Iefke van Belkum
LEN European Water Polo Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Greece Alexandra Asimaki