Racing 19 Februar 2017
Valverde wins Ruta del Sol
The Spaniard claims 100th pro win.
Alejandro Valverde continues to write his legend as one of the best cyclists the world has ever seen. Sunday 19 February, just over fifteen years since his pro debut, the 36-year-old from Murcia claimed his 100th victory in the sport's top category, a figure only reached by three currently active riders: sprinters Mark Cavendish, André Greipel and Tom Boonen.
Valverde claimed overall honours in the 63rd edition of the Vuelta a Andalucía-Ruta del Sol –his fifth GC success in the Spanish five-day course– after maintaining the one-second gap o...