Alexa Komarnycky finished 11th in the 800m freestyle in her second consecutive Olympic Games appearance at the London 2012 Games.
In 2011, Komarnycky had a top-10 finish in the 400m individual medley at the World Championships in Shanghai. This was after a busy 2010 year that saw her earn top-10 results at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in the 400m IM, 400m freestyle, and the 800m freestyle. That year she also competed in the Pan Pacific Championships and placed sixth in the 400m IM and seventh in the 400m freestyle.
At the World Championships in 2009, Komarnycky cracked the top 16 in the women’s 400m IM. She also competed for Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in the same event. Her first competition with the senior national team was at the 2006 Pan Pacific Championships in Victoria, BC, where she lives and trains.