Nataša Kejžar

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Nataša Kejžar : biography

October 14, 1976 –

Nataša Kejžar is an olympic swimmer, born October 14, 1976 in Jesenice, Slovenia, Yugoslavia. She studied at Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Ljubljana and achieved her PhD degree in Statistics in 2007. She is co-author with Douglas White, Constantino Tsallis, J. Doyne Farmer and Scott White of the Social-circles network model.

Coached by Ciril Globočnik, she started swimming in 1984, finished in 2000. She participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Best achievement: OG 2000: 16. 100m breaststroke; EC 25m 1998: 2. 100m IM.

In 2005 she appeared in the last episode of The Weakest Link on Slovenian national television, together with other well-known Slovenian sportsmen/-women and finished as the strongest link. The money was donated to Pediatric clinic in Ljubljana.

Her sister, Alenka Kejžar, appeared as a swimmer in three Olympics.


  • in Physical Review E, 016119 (2006, Douglas R. White, Nataša Kejžar, Constantino Tsallis, J. Doyne Farmer, Scott D. White). by .
  • Douglas R. White, Nataša Kejžar, and Laurent Tambayong. 2007. Discovering Oscillatory Dynamics of City-Size Distributions in World Historical Systems. Globalization as an Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change. Ed. by George Modelski, Tessaleno Devezas, and William R. Thompson. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-77361-4