National Teams

Senior National Team

Alexia Zevnik

  • Age 25
  • Height 185 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club Swim Ottawa
  • Coach Jérémy Dumora
  • Previous Coaches Braden Holloway
  • Hometown Montreal, QC
  • Residence Ottawa, ON

National Team Highlights

EventFinalist
Lima 2019 Pan American Games315
Tokyo 2018 Pan Pacific Championships1
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games11
Taipei 2017 Universiade114
Windsor 2016 FINA World Championships (25 m)214

Alexia’s Bio

  • At the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, Zevnik was a member of the women’s 4×100-m medley and mixed 4×100-m medley that brought home silver medals. She was also a member of the women’s 4×100-m freestyle that earned bronze. Individually, Zevnik captured silver in the 100-m freestyle.
  • At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Zevnik was a member of the 4×100-m freestyle relay team that brought home silver.
  • At the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, Zevnik was a member of the women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay that took home bronze. She was also a part of the mixed 4×100-m medley relay team that finished fourth.
  • At the 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials, Zevnik finished seventh in the 100-m freestyle to qualify for the 2019 Pan American Games.
  • At the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials, Zevnik earned a silver in the 100-m freestyle, earning her a spot on the Pan Pacific Championships team.
  • At the 2017 FISU Summer Universiade in Taipei, Zevnik won gold in the women’s 4×100-m freestyle relay and she also took home a silver medal and a personal best time in the 200-m backstroke.
  • During her senior year at North Carolina State University, she was the runner-up in the 200 backstroke at the NCAA Championship, breaking the conference and school records. She also earned 2017 All-American honours and was named to her fourth straight All-ACC Academic Team. At the 2017 ACC Championships, she swept her individual events and earned the title of 2017 ACC Most Valuable Swimmer. During her final year, she also was presented the H.C Kennett award for most valuable athlete at NC State.
  • At the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25-m) in Windsor, Ont. Zevnik was a member of four relays. She swam during the prelims for the 4×50-m freestyle, 4×200-m freestyle and the 4×50-m mixed medley relay. Both freestyle relays later went on to win gold medals and the mixed relay later won bronze. She was also a member of the 4×100-m freestyle relay that was disqualified.
  • At the 2016 Canadian Swimming Championships in Edmonton, Zevnik was the anchor in the 4×100-m medley relay, where her and her Pointe-Claire teammates won a gold medal.
  • At the 2016 Olympic & Para-swimming Trials in Toronto, Zevnik made three finals, finishing 5th in the 100-m freestyle, 4th in the 100-m backstroke and 6th in the 200-m backstroke.
  • At the 2015 Canadian Championships in Montreal, Zevnik captured two silver medals and a bronze medal. She contributed to second-place finishes in the 4×100-m freestyle and 4×100-m medley relays and a third-place finish in the mixed 4×100-m freestyle relay.
  • At the 2014 Canadian Swimming Championships in Saskatoon, she was part of three relay medals. She won a gold medal in 4×100-m medley relay, silver in the 4×100-m freestyle relay and a bronze in the mixed 4×100-m freestyle relay.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @amzevnik
  • Instagram: @alexiamz
  • Favourite Book: Harry Potter, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Favourite TV Show: Friends, Gilmore Girls
  • Favourite place to visit: Greece
  • Pre-race meal: Chicken and pasta
  • Tradition: Loves to send postcards home to friends and family from all the different cities she travels to for swimming

Alexia’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetRecords
100m Freestyle Laps50mPan American Games
100m Freestyle25mGrand Prix
50m Freestyle50m13th Pan Pacific Championships
50m Backstroke50mXXI Commonwealth Games---
100m Freestyle50mXXI Commonwealth Games
200m Freestyle50mPro Swim Series
200m Backstroke50mXXIX Universiade
100m Backstroke50mCanadian Championships---
100m Butterfly50mArena Pro Swim Series
50m Freestyle Laps25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
200m Freestyle Laps25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
100m Freestyle Laps25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
200m Medley50mCanadian Olympic Swimming Trials
100m Butterfly25mFestival par equipe - Section 1
50m Butterfly50mWorld Championships Trials
50m Breaststroke50mPoisson d'Avril P2 et P1(15ans et +)
200m Medley25mEastern Championships
50m Butterfly25mEastern Championships
50m Freestyle25mInvitation Pointe-Claire Provincial 2
400m Medley25mInvitation Pointe-Claire Provincial 2
100m Backstroke25mOR Paul Bergen Junior International
50m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Age Group Championships
200m Freestyle Laps50mCanadian Championships
400m Freestyle50mInvitation P1-P2 DDO LC Invitational
800m Freestyle50mInvitation P1-P2 DDO LC Invitational
100m Breaststroke50mInvitation P1-P2 DDO LC Invitational
100m Medley25mCoupe du Quebec 2
50m Backstroke25mOR Paul Bergen Junior International---
200m Backstroke25mOR Paul Bergen Junior International
50m Butterfly Laps25mSwim International
400m Freestyle25mChampionnat provincial AQUAM groupes d'age et senior, hiver
200m Freestyle25mOR Paul Bergen Junior International
400m Medley50mGrand Prix - Coupe Canada - Coupe du Quebec
200m Butterfly50mInv. P1-P2 LC Invitational
200m Breaststroke50mInv. P1-P2 LC Invitational
200m Butterfly25mIntra-Club
50m Breaststroke25mIntra-Club
1500m Freestyle25mChampionnat Provincial AQUAM H
800m Freestyle25mIntraclub
200m Breaststroke25mInvitational Meet
25m Butterfly25mRencontre Provinciale Developp