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Velverde 3rd on Vuelta Stage 20 to secure the Points Jersey and 3rd overall.

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, September 14, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Valverde (3rd) makes final show of consistence and experience across infamous L’Angliru, stays in Vuelta a España's final podium before Sunday's triumphant march to Madrid. Elissonde (FDJ) wins stage; Horner (RLT) claims overall

Squeezing his regularity in all kinds of mountains to his best in the country's hardest climb, Alejandro Valverde took a decisive step to the overall podium of the 2013 Vuelta a España in Madrid. The Movistar Team leader finished in 3rd place atop the Alto de L'Ang...


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Velverde maintains his 3rd place on Stage 15 of the La Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 9, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Valverde stays 3rd in Vuelta overall after immense wear and tear towards Peyragudes, without any gaps between the main favourites. Geniez (FDJ) crowns winning break featuring Herrada (9th) and Moreno

225 kilometers from Andorra to the Cat-1 climb of Peyragudes, three big ascents on the way to the finish -Cantó, La Bonaigua and Balès-, more than 4,000m of vertical drop and some sections covered by rain and cold -though not as intense as yesterday's hellish trek to La Gallina- configured the Q...


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Valverde's epic pursuit on Stage 14 of the Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, September 8, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Alejandro Valverde gets hit by rain and cold in the Pyrenees, drops at the descent of Ordino and recovers after frantic pursuit through Le Comella and La Gallina, helped by solid Movistar Team -with a stellar José Herrada- to stay 3rd overall in the Vuelta

In a day where all chances to win the Vuelta a España could have well been lost, the courage and experience by Alejandro Valverde and the good work from all Movistar Team members kept the Spaniard into the overall podium. The first stage i...


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