KOMARNYCKY Alexa < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 05 Oct 1989 in Etobicoke, CAN
Height1.80 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Victoria, BC, CAN
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up swimming at age four at Etobicoke Olympium pool, Toronto, ON, Canada. She took up swimming competitively in September 1995.
Club / Team Island Swimming/Victoria Academy of Swimming [VAS]: Victoria, BC, CAN
Name of coach Randy Bennett
Coach from what year? 2008
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Canada
Tournament Pan Pacific Championships
Location Victoria, BC
General Interest
Hobbies Hiking with her dog, outdoor activities, volleyball. (swimming.ca, 12 Aug 2012; islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Most influential person in career Her mother. (islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Hero / Idol Canadian swimmer Ryan Cochrane. (islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs "I listen to my favourite song on repeat in the ready room. If I can I will get a manicure before a meet so I can paint my nails in bright colours." (islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Just knowing my competition around the world is working just as hard as I am, makes me want to work even harder and tougher." (islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Ambitions To win an Olympic gold medal. (islandswimming.blogspot.com, 09 Jan 2012)