Thursday, December 24 2020 – Rolf Aldag is joining Team Bahrain Victorious as a Sports Director for the 2021 UCI WorldTour season.
The 52-year-old Aldag joins the team with a wealth of experience, who raced in the Pro Peloton for over 15 years starting with Helvetia – La Suisse, and later with Team Telekom. Along with his professional racing background, Rolf worked in similar roles as Sports Director with Canyon-Sram in the UCI Women’s WorldTour and Head of Performance at MTN-Qhubeka.
Rolf is excited about the new role. “The Team showed a lot of fighting spirit and raced in a very structured way, during the complicated 2020 season. That was very attractive to me and raised my attention. When the opportunity came to be part of this team, I didn’t hesitate. Now I am looking forward to contributing to the future success. I’m happy to join the team because it offers a lot of opportunities and riders with big potential. I’m looking forward to helping develop the riders and contribute to the team’s success. Team Bahrain Victorious is a team that managed to make positive structural changes during a challenging 2020 season. Therefore I am happy to get the chance to join the team to help build future success.”
A spokesperson from the team commented “We are delighted to secure Rolf as a Sports Director for the team. He brings great experience leading races and development projects. Rolf also has a great eye for scouting and discovering young talent along with experience in developing the team’s technical department, which is proven through his previous roles.”