About Bert Dietz

In 1993, Dietz became national amateur road race champion in Germany, and became professional cyclist for Team Telekom. The biggest win of his career came already in 1995, when he won the queen stage in the Vuelta a España; he had ridden in the attack that day and was caught by leader Laurent Jalabert, but Jalabert allowed Dietz to finish first. In 1996, Dietz was second in the Tour of Sweden, and in 1997 he won a stage in the Vuelta an Aragon. In 1999 he moved to RSG Nürnberg, and in 2000 he ended his career, with the olympic road race being his final race. The next year, he started as a team leader for Team Olympiapark München.