Alenka Kejžar

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Alenka Kejžar
Personal information
Full name Alenka Kejžar
Nationality  Slovenia
Born (1979-02-15) 15 February 1979 (age 38)
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke and medley
Club Plavalni Klub Radovljica
College team Southern Methodist University

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. She was a Golden Key International Honour Society member.

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.