Former UCI World Champion Amalie Dideriksen joins Trek-Segafredo after six years with the Boels-Dolmans team. The 24-year-old Dane has enjoyed great success on road and track and will split her focus between the two disciplines in 2021, with one of her biggest goals being the Olympic Games. In addition to taking the rainbow bands at the 2016 World Championships in Qatar, Dideriksen won Ronde van Drenthe, three stages in the Boels Ladies Tour, and one stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. She’s a four-time Danish National road champion and added the time trial title in 2020. Her strength in sprinting and the ability to win from breakaways is a considerable asset for the number-one ranked WorldTour team.

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Tell us about your greatest cycling achievement.

Becoming World Champion in 2016. It was a team result and my best day on a bike ever. A day I will never forget.

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?

A fish. One of the things on my bucket list is diving.

What was the biggest obstacle you have overcome?

Qualifying for the Olympic Games in 2016. A 2-year long qualifying period starting in my 2nd year as a Junior was tough. But at the same time, I had some of my best memories. I’ve been all over the world and seen amazing places. I ended with a 5th place at the Olympic Games in Rio – and now I am aiming for Tokyo 2021.