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Stage summary23.04.2014Valverde triumphs again, eight years after

Already a winner in 2006, Alejandro Valverde triumphed again at the top of the Mur de Huy. The Spaniard claims a second Fleche Wallonne beating Daniel Martin and Michal Kwiatkowski to the line. Since his last triumph, he had entered the Top 10 of the event on three occasions. Valverde made the best of his climbing abilities and the hard work of his Movistar squad throughout the day. A team that first did the necessary to catch the three escapees of the day, before helping their leader...

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interview23.04.2014Alejandro Valverde: «Not a revenge»

Is this victory a revenge after the Amstel Gold Race?
“It isn't a revenge. I just wanted to win this race. I was already feeling good at the Amstel Gold Race when I finished fourth. To win is always difficult whether it's two times or not.
At the Amstel it was tough to beat Gilbert. He was motivated here too but so was I.

How do you compare your shape with 2006 when you won the Fleche a first time?
I have had great legs for the...

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