Valverde looks to complete Ardennes set in Amstel Gold Race

Fourth in Amstel Gold in 2014, second in 2013, a bronze medallist on the same finish in the World Championships in 2012 as well as third way back in 2008, Alejandro Valverde probably holds the modern-day record for near-misses on the race’s final ascent of the Cauberg without ever having won.

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