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Historic Overview Alejandro Valverde Belmonte

Rider

Overall Rank3
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 former professional road racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI WorldTeam Movistar Team. Valverde's biggest wins have been the Vuelta a España in 2009, Critérium du Dauphiné in 2008 and 2009, Tour of the Basque Country in 2017, 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.

Overall, Valverde has 133 professional wins. 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. As of 2022, Valverde has entered thirty-one grand tours, finished twenty-six of them and placed in the Top 10 of a Grand Tour 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.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

3 9 4 12 2 27 4 11 10 124

Major Victories

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

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1999 Individual 2 1520
2. 2000 Individual 15 1018
3. 2001 Individual 13 1085
4. 2002 Kelme - Costa Blanca 340 224
5. 2003 Kelme - Costa Blanca 1826 11
6. 2004 Comunidad Valenciana - Kelme 1882 12
7. 2005 Illes Balears - Caisse d'Epargne 1569 17
8. 2006 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares 3377 1
9. 2007 Caisse d'Epargne 2090 7
10. 2008 Caisse d'Epargne 3635 1
11. 2009 Caisse d'Epargne 2893 2
12. 2010 Caisse d'Epargne 1157 30
13. 2012 Movistar Team 2554 4
14. 2013 Movistar Team 3042 4
15. 2014 Movistar Team 3391 2
16. 2015 Movistar Team 3649 1
17. 2016 Movistar Team 3006 4
18. 2017 Movistar Team 2087 9
19. 2018 Movistar Team 2795 5
20. 2019 Movistar Team 2543 5
21. 2020 Movistar Team 1106 21
22. 2021 Movistar Team 1763 13
23. 2022 Movistar Team 1479 19
Overall: 46214 3