Tininenko More Devoted To Swimming

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Bentonville’s Alexa Tininenko competes in the 100 freestyle on Jan. 31 during the Bentonville Invitational Meet.

What might have made Alexa Tininenko become a more dedicated swimmer took place nowhere near a pool.


Alexa Tininenko

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Junior


NOTABLE: Has automatically qualified for five individual events for the state swim meet. ... Was part of a Bentonville team that set a state record in the 200-yard freestyle relay at last year’s state meet. ... Earned all-state honors by finishing second in the 50 free. ... Devoted her time to swimming this season after splitting it with soccer, track and cross country the last two years.

This story is only available from our archives.