Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Kalia Antoniou (May 8, 2023)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Kalia Antoniou. At this week’s Acropolis Swim Open, which included 18 countries, Antoniou won gold medals in both the 50m Free and 100m Free events. Antoniou also made the A Final in 200m Free, 50m Back, and 50m Fly events.

Runner-up this week is Alex Amankwah. Normally an 800 Meter specialist, Amankwah won the 1500 Meter race at the Kehoe Twilight Meet with a personal best time of 3:54.74.

Others of note:

Kristian Gkolomeev won gold in the Men’s 50 Meter Free and silver in the Men’s 50 Meter Fly at the Acropolis Swim Open.

Alexa Guarachi and Erin Routliffe reached the Doubles Finals of the WTA Catalonia Open.

Riley Mattingy Parker scored a goal in Tigres UANL’s 4-0 win.

Kenzie Wright finished a career-best T-9th at the Garden City Charity Classic.

Justin Thomas finished T-14th at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Jereem Richards won his Men’s 150 Meter race at the Atlanta City Games.

Robert Dunning finished 2nd in the Men’s 110 Meter Hurdles at the Atlanta City Games with a personal-best time of 13.09 seconds.

Remona Burchell finished 2nd in her Women’s 150 Meter race at the Atlanta City Games.

Morgan McCullough was 5-for-8 in his two starts this week, with a homer, two doubles, and 2 RBI.

David Robertson worked 3 scoreless innings with 4 strikeouts, and picked up a hold and a save.

Justin King pitched 2 scoreless innings to maintain his 0.00 ERA on the season.

JaMychal Green scored 15 points on 6-for-9 shooting in just 12 minutes of play in Golden State’s playoff game.

Nick King averaged 21.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 4.3 assists in New Taipei’s 3-game semifinals sweep.

Krystal Rivers averaged 24.0 points (22.0 kills, 2.0 blocks) in Stuttgart’s first two finals games, and was Woman of the Match in both games.

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