How old is Valverde cyclist?

How old is Valverde cyclist?

41 years (April 25, 1980)
Alejandro Valverde/Age

Did Alejandro Valverde retire?

Alejandro Valverde has confirmed that he will ‘100 per cent’ retire after the 2022 season, bringing an end to a 21-year career. The 42-year-old Movistar rider has delayed his retirement in recent years, but has now told Spanish radio show Sports Radiogaceta that his decision is final.

Is Valverde riding the Tour?

Valverde competed in the 2021 Tour de France, finishing twenty-fourth. His best result was a second place on stage 15 (Céret-Andorra la Vella). He also participated in the Men’s individual road race in the 2020 Summer Olympics, his 5th participation in Olympic Games.

Is Valverde a drug cheat?

One of the most accomplished riders of his generation, Valverde served a suspension in 2010 and 2011 after a bag of his blood, containing EPO, was DNA matched by Italian anti-doping officials who had taken a blood sample at the 2008 Tour de France. Valverde admitted nothing.

Has Valverde won a Grand Tour?

Valverde is a four-time National Champion (three road titles, one time trial title) and is also a Grand Tour victor, winning the 2009 Vuelta a España.

How old is Valverde?

23 years (July 22, 1998)
Federico Valverde/Age

What has Ernesto Valverde won?


  • Copa del Rey: 1989–90.
  • European Cup Winners’ Cup: 1988–89.

What happened to Alejandro Valverde?

The former world champion crashed with 42.5 km to go on stage 7. With a large group up the road and three climbs to go on stage 7 of the Vuelta a España, Alejandro Valverde attacked the reduced peloton.

When will Ernesto Valverde retire?

In January of 2021, Valverde announced his plans to retire at the end of the 2021 season, meaning this Vuelta a España would be his final Grand Tour. As the season started to heat up during the summer Valverde hinted he would consider continuing on, although nothing has been announced officially about his 2022 season. This story is ongoing.

What happened to Fernando Valverde at the Tour de France?

With 42.5 km to goon Friday, as the road sloped downwards, Valverde hit a bump in the road and slid across the asphalt and over the side of a dirt drop. It was fortunate he was already on the ground and he missed hitting the metal barrier on the side of the road.

What’s happened to Esteb Valverde?

Remarkably, Valverde returned to racing in early 2018 pretty much as he left off, claiming a host of wins including overall victories in the Volta a Catalunya, Abu Dhabi Tour and Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana – and of course the World Championships.

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