Leyla Palser

Aged 16 Leyla joined the World Class Olympic Taekwondo Programme. British Taekwondo National Champion 2021. European Champion 2019.

About Leyla

Leyla is a 3rd dan black belt in Taekwondo and part of the GB Taekwondo team. In August Leyla will represent Great Britain at the Tallinn Open in Estonia.

Leyla has a taekwondo Instagram account called leylapalser.tkd


Leyla's Sponsors include

Leyla has also received support from SportsAid, Sport England, and the GLL Sport Foundation.


Please explore the site and find Leyla's:

This website is created and maintained by the Inspirational People non-profit organisation. The above image is © Leyla Palser, used here with permission.

Leyla joins the Olympic Programme

In January 2022, Leyla announced she had been selected to join the World Class Olympic Taekwondo programme as a full time athlete.

Leyla Palser defeats Caroline Bauer #LO2022

A Taekwondo Champions Story

Issy Films created this YouTube video which summarises Leyla's journey in Taekwondo up until 2017.

Taekwondo Data

This page provides Leyla's fight records and statistics.

Leyla takes Gold for Poomse in 2015

At the UK Southern Area Open in 2015, Leyla takes Gold aged 10 years old. In the 40-45kg category.

Southern Area Poomse in 2015

This is Leyla at 10 years old working through the elimination process at the UK Southern Area Open in 2015.