Professional marathon & cross-country cyclist
Full name Lejla Njemčević
Born 19 June 1994
Birthplace Udine, Italy
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Team Allebike Team
Rider type Climber
UCI XCM ranking 1st
Lejla started her career at just 16 years old and started her path to becoming a professional MTB cyclist.
Lejla starts her professional and international career by competing at UCI races, World and European Championships
Lejla signed her first professional contract for Salcano Cappodica team from Turkey
Lejla signed for professional SMF team from Greece.
Lejla signed for professional Brujula Bike Racing team from Spain
Lejla reach top 20 riders on UCI ranking list
Lejla defended her elite XCO Balkan Championships for fifth time in a row and became the most successful Balkan cyclist with 7 medals in total.
Lejla finished 8th on Marathon World Championships in Turkey
Lejla won first medal on UCI XCM World Cup, she finished 2nd in La Forestiere, France
Lejla finished the season as 8th cyclist on UCI XCM ranking list
Lejla becomes the #1 marathon cyclist in the world achieving an unbelievable score of 1508 UCI scoring points.
Lejla won the first round of marathon UCI WORLD CUP in legendary Nove Mesto na Morave in Czech Republic
Only 15 days after first win on WORLD CUP of the season in Nove Mesto, Lejla finished 2nd on UCI WORLD CUP in Finale Ligure, Italy on a grueling track.
After hard fight Lejla won 4th place on biggest ever organised UCI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS in Glasgow, Scotland.
In Morzine, France Lejla won her third medal on the UCI WORLD CUP in the 2023 season. Again another 2nd place
Lejla pick up the legendary and now the historically trophy of the overall UCI WORLD CUP winner in Snowshoe, USA.