Henderson takes stage, while Valverde seals the overall
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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Henderson takes stage, while Valverde seals the overall

by VeloNation Press at 5:58 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling, Race Reports and Results, Volta a Catalunya
Spaniard Alejandro Valverde won the 89th edition of the Volta a Catalunya today, while Columbia High-Road's sprinter Greg Henderson took out the sprint for the stage.

The 110km between Sant Cugat and the motor racing circuit at Montmelo had no impact on the general classification meaning Daniel Martin (Garmin-Slipstream) gets second place with Spaniard Haimar Zubeldia coming in third.

1. Greg Henderson (NZL) Team Columbia - Highroad in 2hrs 26min 51sec (45.271 km/h)
2. Lloyd Mondory (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale
3. Fabio Sabatini (ITA) Liquigas
4. Thor Hushovd (NOR) Cervelo Test Team
5. Pablo Urtasun (SPA) Euskaltel - Euskadi

Final Overall:
1. Alejandro Valverde (ESP) 24hrs 12min 10sec
2. Daniel Martin (IRL) at 15sec
3. Haimar Zubeldia (ESP) 22
4. Mikel Astarloza (ESP) 34
5. Jose Angel Gomez Marchante (ESP) 38

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