Historic Overview Alejandro Valverde Belmonte

Rider

Overall Rank8
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 road racing cyclist for UCI WorldTeam Movistar Team. Valverde's biggest wins have been the 2009 Vuelta a España, Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2006, 2008, 2015 and 2017, La Flèche Wallonne (2006, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), the Clásica de San Sebastián (2008 and 2014), the 2006 and 2008 UCI ProTours, and the 2014 and 2015 UCI World Tours. He has twice collected the silver medal in the UCI Road World Championships, in 2003 and 2005, as well as the bronze four times in 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He currently ranks 9th in Cycling Ranking's Alltime classification. Valverde is rare in combining different specialities in road bicycle racing, being a strong climbing specialist, sprinter and a good time-trialist. After a lengthy court battle, he was suspended for two years as part of the Operación Puerto blood doping investigation, but he returned to competition in 2012 upon completion of the ban.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Liège - Bastogne - Liège 2006, 2008, 2015, 2017
La Flèche Wallonne 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Vuelta al Pais Vasco 2017
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 2009, 2017, 2018
Clasica San Sebastian 2008, 2014
Dauphiné Libéré 2008, 2009
Vuelta a España 2009
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Vuelta a Valencia 2018
Abu Dhabi Tour 2018
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (2), 2006 (1), 2017 (1)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 2009 (1), 2015 (3), 2017 (3), 2018 (2)
Giro d'Italia - stages 2016 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 2003 (2), 2004 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2012 (2), 2014 (1), 2015 (1)
Tour Down Under - stages 2012 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 2005 (1), 2012 (1)
Tour de France - stages 2005 (1), 2008 (2), 2012 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 2006 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2008 (2)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 2012 (1), 2013 (2), 2014 (3), 2016 (1), 2017 (1)
Vuelta a Valencia - stages 2018 (2)
Abu Dhabi Tour - stages 2018 (1)

Seasons

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2002 Kelme - Costa Blanca 276 248
2. 2003 Kelme - Costa Blanca 1638 12
3. 2004 Comunidad Valenciana - Kelme 1642 11
4. 2005 Illes Balears - Caisse d'Epargne 1496 16
5. 2006 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares 2998 1
6. 2007 Caisse d'Epargne 1926 8
7. 2008 Caisse d'Epargne 3086 1
8. 2009 Caisse d'Epargne 2711 1
9. 2010 Caisse d'Epargne 1246 23
10. 2012 Movistar Team 2043 5
11. 2013 Movistar Team 2770 3
12. 2014 Movistar Team 2917 1
13. 2015 Movistar Team 3224 1
14. 2016 Movistar Team 2462 4
15. 2017 Movistar Team 2102 6
16. 2018 Movistar Team 1390 2
Overall: 33927 8