Contador, Rodriguez and Valverde head Volta a Catalunya line-up

Defending champion Joaquim Rodríguez (Katusha) will face Spanish rivals Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) when he targets a third Volta a Catalunya title between 23-29 March. Although the race will feature more categorised climbs than this year’s edition, there will only be one high-altitude summit finish. This will take place on the first-category La Molina on day four.

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