Valverde on long list for Worlds

By Monika Prell

The Spanish cycling federation's national team coach Francisco Antequera released a list of preselected cyclists on Friday for the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany on September 27-30. Antequera proved unafraid to name Alejandro Valverde to the list, even though Worlds organisers have declared that he is not welcome at the event due to (vigorously denied) rumours of his involvement in Operación Puerto.

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