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Jolanda Neff (born 5 January 1993) is a Swiss cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo in road races,[1] and Trek Factory Racing in cross-country and cyclo-cross events.

Jolanda Neff
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Neff in 2014.
Personal information
Full nameJolanda Neff
Born (1993-01-05) 5 January 1993 (age 26)
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Team information
Current teamTrek Factory Racing (off-road)
Trek–Segafredo (road)
Discipline
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2012Wheeler–IXS Team (off-road)
2013–2014Giant Pro XC Team (off-road)
2013Rabobank–Liv Giant (road)
2014–2016Stöckli-Pro-Team (off-road)
2015–2016Servetto Footon (road)
2017–2018Kross Racing Team (off-road)
2018–Trek Factory Racing (off-road)
2019–Trek–Segafredo (road)
Major wins
Cross-country World Championships (2017)

Contents

CareerEdit

She was the overall winner of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in 2014 and 2015.[2][3] She was triple Under-23 Mountain Bike World Champion (2012, 2013 and 2014). At the 2017 UCI World Championships in Cairns she became the elite world champion.

In June 2015, she won the first gold medal for Switzerland in the women's cross country event at the European Games in Baku.[4] Later the same month, she went on to win the Swiss National Road Race Championships.

Neff won the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in 2016 and Mountain Bike XCO World Championship in 2017. She also won the European Mountain Bike Championships in August 2018 at Cathkin Braes, just outside of Glasgow.[5]

In October 2018 Neff announced that she would join the new Trek–Segafredo team for 2019 in road racing, and Trek Factory Racing in mountain biking and cyclo-cross.[6]

Major resultsEdit

Mountain bikingEdit

[7]

2011
4th Cross-country, UCI Junior Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
2012
UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
1st   Under-23 cross-country
2nd Cross-country eliminator
1st   Cross-country, UEC Under-23 European Championships
National Championships
1st   Cross-country eliminator
1st   Under-23 cross-country
BMC Racing Cup
2nd Basel – Muttenz
5th Solothurn
6th Lugano – Tesserete
9th Davos
10th Gränichen
3rd Overall UCI Under-23 Cross-country World Cup
2013
UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
1st   Under-23 cross-country
2nd Cross-country eliminator
1st   Cross-country eliminator, National Championships
2nd   Team relay, UEC European Championships
BMC Racing Cup
3rd Gränichen
6th Davos
UCI World Cup
4th Overall Cross-country eliminator
7th Overall Cross-country
2014
UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
1st   Under-23 cross-country
2nd Team relay
1st Overall UCI Cross-country World Cup
1st Pietermaritzburg
1st Mont-Sainte-Anne
1st Méribel
3rd Albstadt[8]
4th Windham
5th Nové Město na Moravě
9th Cairns[9]
National Championships
1st   Cross-country
2nd Cross-country eliminator
BMC Racing Cup
1st Buchs
1st Lugano – Tesserete
1st Gränichen
1st Lenzerheide
1st Basel – Muttenz
2nd   Cross-country, UEC European Under-23 Championships
2015
1st Overall UCI Cross-country World Cup
1st Nové Město na Moravě[10][11]
1st Albstadt[12][13]
1st Mont-Sainte-Anne
2nd Windham
2nd Trentino
4th Lenzerheide[14]
1st Cross-country, European Games
BMC Racing Cup
1st Schaan[15]
1st Lugano – Tesserete[16]
1st Solothurn[17]
1st Gränichen[18]
UEC European Championships
1st   Cross-country[19]
2nd   Cross-country marathon
9th Cross-country, UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
2016
1st   Cross-country marathon, UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
UEC European Championships
1st   Cross-country
1st   Team relay
1st   Cross-country, National Championships
6th Overall UCI Cross-country World Cup
2017
UCI World Championships
1st   Cross-country
1st   Team relay
1st   Cross-country, National Championships
4th Overall UCI Cross-country World Cup
2018
UCI World Championships
1st   Team relay
4th Cross-country
1st   Cross-country, UEC European Championships
1st Overall UCI Cross-country World Cup
1st Albstadt
3rd Val di Sole
4th Vallnord
1st   Cross-country, National Championships
Proffix Swiss Bike Cup
1st Gränichen
1st Andermatt
2nd Schaan
1st Cross-country, Internacionales Chelva

RoadEdit

2015
1st   Road race, National Road Championships[20][21][22]
4th Giro dell'Emilia Internazionale Donne Elite
6th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
9th Road race, UCI Road World Championships
2016
1st Overall Women's Tour de Pologne[23]
1st Points classification
1st Sprints classification
1st Stages 1[24] & 3
3rd Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
8th Road race, Olympic Games[25]
10th La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
2018
1st   Road race, National Road Championships[26]

Cyclo-crossEdit

2018–2019
1st   National Championships
1st Grand Prix Sven Nys[27]
5th Cyclo-cross Namur[28]
6th UCI World Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce official 2019 rosters for men and women". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Neff wins cross country World Cup in Meribel: Dahle Flesjaa and Ferrand Prevot take second and third". Cycling News. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Langvad solos to Val di Sole victory: Neff defends World Cup title with second place". Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Cycling Mountain Bike". Baku 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Mountain Biking – Neff earns runaway European cross-country win". Channel News Asia. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Neff signs with Trek Factory Racing". cyclingnews.com. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  7. ^ "UCI MTB Results". Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  8. ^ "2014 Albstadt UCI World Cup". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  9. ^ "2014 Nové Mesto na Morave UCI World Cup". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  10. ^ "2015 Nové Město na Moravě UCI World Cup". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  11. ^ "UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano: Neff & Kulhavy take first Elite XCO wins". Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  12. ^ "2015 Albstadt UCI World Cup". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  13. ^ "2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Neff Goes 2-for-2 & Absalon Records 30th Victory". Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  14. ^ "Dahle Flesjaa Wins Record 29th World Cup, Kulhavy Takes Men's Lead". Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  15. ^ "BMC Racing Cup 2015 Schaan". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  16. ^ "BMC Racing Cup 2015 Tesserete". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  17. ^ "BMC Racing Cup 2015 Solothurn". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  18. ^ "BMC Racing Cup 2015 Gränichen". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  19. ^ "Alpago 2015 MTB & Trials European Championships XCO Elite Women Results" (PDF). Retrieved 7 January 2016.
  20. ^ "Meisterschaften Schweiz: MTB-Spezialistin Jolanda Neff powert auf der Straße zu Gold". Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  21. ^ "Jolanda Neff aussi à l'aise sur route qu'en VTT". Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  22. ^ "Svizzera, Jolanda Neff vince campionati femminili". Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  23. ^ "Neff seals inaugural Tour de Pologne overall". cyclingnews.com. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  24. ^ "Jolanda Neff wins Women's Tour de Pologne opener". cyclingnews.com. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  25. ^ "Cycling: Women's Road Race". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  26. ^ "Who are all the new national champions of 2018?". Cycling Weekly. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  27. ^ "Neff wins GP Sven Nys". cyclingnews.com. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  28. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (24 December 2018). "Neff powers through mud to finish among the best at Namur World Cup". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2 January 2019.

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