ALEJANDRO VALVERDE


Nationality: ESP
Birth date: 25-04-1980

Team History


2018: MOVISTAR TEAM

News

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: These final days haven’t been the ending I hoped for

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had a bitter 20th stage of the Vuelta a España as he lost the podium position and fell to the fifth position of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The rivals have been better than me, that's the truth

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had a difficult day on the bike at the last climb of the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I didn’t expect to finish the race so fresh and strong

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España safely with the peloton, while he was already thinking of the days to come. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The race is turning more in my favour

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished in the 15th position of the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España and remained in the second position of the General Classification of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I did a good time trial but Yates, Mas and Kruisjwijk were better

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished the individual time trial of the 16th stage of the Vuelta a España in 39 minutes and 33 seconds, staying at the second GC position. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: What we want is winning the race for Movistar

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has brushed off any suggestions of fights for the leadership of the team by claiming that all the team just wants the final victory of the Vuelta. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The ascent was the fastest I've ever done on that climb

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished at the fourth position in the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I’ve got the impression I could have won this one

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde crossed the finish line of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España in the third position and climbed to the second position of the GC. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I wasn’t going to contest that sprint

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished the tenth stage of the Vuelta a España with the bunch, keeping like this his second position in the General Classification of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I would have liked to wear the Red Jersey

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) faces the first rest day of the Vuelta a España with satisfaction after sitting in the second position of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The team leader is Nairo, I just came here to get some good results

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España one second short to take the lead of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I know I'm in good shape but this surprises me

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has taken the victory at the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, showing once more his good shape. Read more...

Second stage win for Alejandro Valverde at Vuelta a España, Molard keeps GC lead

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has won the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Spaniard outsprinted Peter Sagan and Danny van Poppel in the uphill finale. Read more...

Vuelta a España Stage 7 reactions roundup: Wilco Kelderman, Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana, Peter Sagan

The seventh stage of the Vuelta a España was won by Tony Gallopin. Here's an overview of some other reactions after the finish line. Read more...

Vuelta a España Stage 3 reactions roundup: Peter Sagan, Giacomo Nizzolo, Wilco Kelderman, Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde

The third stage of the Vuelta a España was won by Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani on a day the General Classification remained unchanged in the top positions. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I will go day by day

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has taken his tenth stage victory at the Vuelta a España. The Spaniard was the strongest at the first uphill finish of the 73rd edition of the race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde conquers second stage of Vuelta a España, Kwiatkowski takes GC lead

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has taken the victory at the second stage of the Vuelta a España Read more...

Tour de France - Movistar riders react to 11th stage: We have to keep trying

Movistar team has been one of the teams that suffered the biggest consequences after the second Alpine stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Anthony Roux wins last stage, Alejandro Valverde takes overall victory at Route d'Occitanie

Anthony Roux (Groupama-FDJ) has won the last stage of the Route d'Occitanie. Alejandro Valverde took the final victory of the race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde victorious at Queen Stage of Route d'Occitanie

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has taken the victory at the penultimate stage of the Route d'Occitanie. Read more...

No Alejandro Valverde at Tour de Suisse

Alejandro Valverde will not ride the Tour de Suisse with Nairo Quintana and Mikel Landa. Different to earlier reports, the Spaniard has chosen a different approach. Read more...

Valverde, Landa and Quintana to start together at Tour de Suisse

Movistar is set to start in the Tour de Suisse with the three captains for the Tour de France in preparation for the Grande Boucle. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I have a contract until 2019, then I will decide

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has not decided when will be the date of his retirement. The 38-year-old has a contract with the Spanish team until 2019. Read more...

Tim Wellens: Not a fan of riders that go even faster after doping suspension

Cycling always had a big problem with doping, and even though the sport has become a lot cleaner over the years, it is still not completely free from rumours and scandals. Read more...

Movistar's leaders for Tour de France hit the cobbles

The leaders of Movistar for the Tour de France have explored the cobblestone sectors that will be featured in the 2018 edition of the race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde skips Tour of Flanders

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has decided to go back to Spain and dismissed his participation in the Tour of Flanders. Read more...

Celebration for Simon Yates and Alejandro Valverde in Volta a Catalunya

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) took the victory at the last stage of the Volta a Catalunya while Alejandro Valverde got the overall win of the race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde dominates in La Molina and leads GC in Volta a Catalunya

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has taken the victory of the fourth stage of the Volta a Catalunya. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde takes the victory on a slow day at the Volta a Catalunya

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has won the second stage of the Volta a Catalunya. The Spaniard was the fastest at the bunch sprint and took the lead in the General Classification. Read more...

Gastroenteritis could stop Alejandro Valverde from starting in Strade Bianche

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde could miss Strade Bianche due to a gastroenteritis he is suffering just after his victory at the Abu Dhabi Tour. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde continues perfect season start with victory at Abu Dhabi Tour

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has won the Queen stage of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour and took the overall victory of the race. Read more...

Mikel Landa: I'd like to be at the Ardennes and learn next to Alejandro Valverde

Mikel Landa is ready to make his debut with Movistar at the Vuelta a Andalucia. The rider will kick off a season in which he plans to go back to the Ardennes Classics. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde to ride Tour de France and Vuelta a España in 2018

Alejandro Valverde of Movistar will ride both the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España this year, according to the Twitter account of La Vuelta. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde and Jurgen Roelandts celebrate in Valencia

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has won the 2018 edition of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. Jurgen Roelandts of BMC Racing Team won the final stage on the streets of Valencia. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde victorious at queen stage of Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Alejandro Valverde of Movistar has won the fourth stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and has as such extended his lead in the overall classification. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde wins and leads in Valencia

Alejandro Valverde of Movistar is the new leader of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana after winning the second stage of the Spanish race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde returns to stage racing in Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Alejandro Valverde is ready to be the leader of Movistar at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. Read more...

Valverde, Quintana and Soler to lead Movistar at Volta a Catalunya

Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Marc Soler will be the main men for Movistar at the Volta a Catalunya. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde to return to action at Mallorca Challenge

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde is set to make his return to the peloton at the Mallorca Challenge in January. Read more...

Eusebio Unzue about Tour de France cobbles stage: We have to pray to the gods

Movistar Team boss Eusebio Unzue believes that the 2018 Tour de France will start not once but twice, as result of the much feared cobbled stage near Roubaix. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: The Tour can be more fun with the three of us

Alejandro Valverde is set to be completely recovered by the start of 2018 and already has big plans for the season. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I will ride Giro, Vuelta and World Championships

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) already has an idea of his calendar for the 2018 season. The Spaniard has clear objectives ahead of his 16th season as a professional. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I thought my career was over

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde feared that his cycling career was over after his crash at the Tour de France's opening Time Trial. Now the rider looks forward to his recovery. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde recovers from surgery

Alejandro Valverde underwent surgery in the injuries that he sustained during the first stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Movistar boss Eusebio Unzue: A motorcycle incident caused Valverde's crash

Movistar boss Eusebio Unzue believes that an earlier crash of a motorbike was the cause of Alejandro Valverde's heavy crash in the Tour de France, as well several other crashes. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde breaks kneecap and talus bone in horrifying crash

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) suffered a crash during the first stage of the Tour de France and fractured his kneecap as a result. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I will go to the Tour to help Quintana, nothing else

Alejandro Valverde is going to the Tour de France with the objective of helping Nairo Quintana. The rider of Movistar will not be riding for a position in the GC, he says. Read more...

Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde to lead Movistar at Tour de France

Movistar team has announced its pre-selection for the Tour de France's squad. Colombian Nairo Quintana and Spaniard Alejandro Valverde will be leading the team in the French race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege for fourth time

Alejandro Valverde has won Liege-Bastogne Liege. The rider of Movistar showed to have the better legs in the last kilometer, leaving Dan Martin and Michal Kwiatowski behind. Read more...

Another victory for Alejandro Valverde in La Fleche Wallonne

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has taken the victory at La Fleche Wallonne. The Spaniard got his fifth win at the Belgian race ahead of Dan Martin and Dylan Teuns. Read more...




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