Alenka Kejžar

Alenka Kejžar is an Olympic class swimmer. She was born on 15 February 1979 in Kranj, Slovenia. Kejžar attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Alenka Kejžar
Personal information
Full nameAlenka Kejžar
Nationality Slovenia
Born (1979-02-15) 15 February 1979 (age 41)
Kranj
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke and medley
ClubPlavalni Klub Radovljica
College teamSouthern Methodist University

Her coaches were Ciril Globočnik and Steve Collins. Her swimming career began in 1987, and ended in 2004. She participated in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. She has won medals in World Championships, World Cups and European Championships.

Kejžar has been working as a swimming teacher for New International School of Thailand in Bangkok since 2005. Her sister, Nataša Kejžar, is also a former Olympic swimmer.

ReferencesEdit

  • 2004 Olympic Record
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Alenka Kejžar". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.