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Valverde to race Giro di Lombardia

Alejandro Valverde

Alejandro Valverde (Image credit: Sirotti)

Caisse d'Epargne has announced that Pro Tour leader Alejandro Valverde will ride this weekend's Giro di Lombardia. Valverde has already wrapped up the Pro Tour title, and did not start the Züri-Metzgete or Paris-Tours, but he says he considers it a duty to start in the last Pro Tour race of the season. The 26-year-old Spaniard's last race was the World Championships in Salzburg, where he finished third.

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