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Historic Overview Alejandro Valverde Belmonte

Rider

Overall Rank2
NameAlejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE
Country
  Spain
Date of birth25-Apr-1980 - Las Lumbreras (Murcia)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (born 25 April 1980) is a Spanish cyclist, who competed as a professional in road bicycle racing from 2002 to 2022, and now competes in gravel cycling for the Movistar Team Gravel Squad.

During his road racing career, Valverde took 133 professional victories, with some of his biggest wins having been the Vuelta a España in 2009, the Critérium du Dauphiné in 2008 and 2009, the Tour of the Basque Country in 2017, the Volta a Catalunya in 2009, 2017 and 2018, Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2006, 2008, 2015 and 2017, La Flèche Wallonne in 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, the Clásica de San Sebastián in 2008 and 2014, the 2006 and 2008 UCI ProTours, the 2014 and 2015 UCI World Tours, and the road race in the 2018 World Championships. Prior to his Worlds win, he already held the record for most medals won at World Championships – he twice collected the silver medal in the World Championships, in 2003 and 2005, as well as the bronze four times in 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Valverde entered thirty-two Grand Tours, finished twenty-seven of them and placed in the top ten of the general classification on twenty occasions. He also shares the record for most wins in the Points classification in the Vuelta a España (four times) with Sean Kelly and Laurent Jalabert.

Valverde is rare in combining different specialties in road bicycle racing, being a strong climbing specialist, sprinter and a good time-trialist. The online database Cycling Ranking ranks him as the 3rd most successful cyclist of all time.

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Badges

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Major Victories

Campeonato de España contrarreloj 2014
Campeonato de España en carretera 2008, 2015, 2019
Clasica San Sebastian 2008, 2014
Dauphiné Libéré 2008, 2009
Giro del Lazio 2014
G.P. Miguel Induráin 2014, 2018, 2021
O Gran Camiño 2022
Klasika Primavera de Amorebieta 2003, 2004, 2009
La Flèche Wallonne 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Liège - Bastogne - Liège 2006, 2008, 2015, 2017
Paris - Camembert 2008
Prueba Villafranca-Ordiziako Klasika 2003
Route du Sud 2018, 2019
Trofeo Pollença 2022
Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana 2005, 2013, 2015
UAE Tour 2018
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 2009, 2017, 2018
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Vuelta a Burgos 2004, 2009
Vuelta a Castilla y León 2016
Vuelta a España 2009
Vuelta al Pais Vasco 2017
Vuelta a Murcia 2004, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2017
Vuelta a Valencia 2004, 2007, 2018
World Championships Road Race 2018
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2008 (2), 2021 (1)
Giro di Sicilia - stages 2021 (1)
Giro d'Italia - stages 2016 (1)
O Gran Camiño - stages 2022 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 2005 (1), 2012 (1)
Route du Sud - stages 2018 (1), 2019 (1)
Tour de France - stages 2005 (1), 2008 (2), 2012 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 2006 (1)
Tour Down Under - stages 2012 (1)
UAE Tour - stages 2018 (1), 2019 (1)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 2009 (1), 2015 (3), 2017 (3), 2018 (2)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 2012 (1), 2013 (2), 2014 (3), 2016 (1), 2017 (1)
Vuelta a Burgos - stages 2004 (3), 2007 (1)
Vuelta a Castilla y León - stages 2009 (2), 2016 (2)
Vuelta a España - stages 2003 (2), 2004 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2012 (2), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2018 (2), 2019 (1)
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (2), 2006 (1), 2017 (1)
Vuelta a Murcia - stages 2006 (1), 2007 (1), 2008 (1)
Vuelta a Valencia - stages 2004 (2), 2018 (2)
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Seasons

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1999 Individual 2 1634
2. 2000 Individual 25 868
3. 2001 Individual 33 832
4. 2002 Kelme - Costa Blanca 343 224
5. 2003 Kelme - Costa Blanca 1840 11
6. 2004 Comunidad Valenciana - Kelme 1896 12
7. 2005 Illes Balears - Caisse d'Epargne 1570 18
8. 2006 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares 3718 1
9. 2007 Caisse d'Epargne 2078 9
10. 2008 Caisse d'Epargne 3765 1
11. 2009 Caisse d'Epargne 3130 2
12. 2010 Caisse d'Epargne 1156 31
13. 2012 Movistar Team 2915 3
14. 2013 Movistar Team 3197 4
15. 2014 Movistar Team 3767 1
16. 2015 Movistar Team 3804 1
17. 2016 Movistar Team 3172 5
18. 2017 Movistar Team 2115 13
19. 2018 Movistar Team 3382 6
20. 2019 Movistar Team 3261 4
21. 2020 Movistar Team 1246 17
22. 2021 Movistar Team 1887 12
23. 2022 Movistar Team 1581 20
Overall: 49883 2