Alberto Contador stage 21 tour of spain 2008

Spain?s Alberto Contador (Astana) has won the annual prestigious Velo d?Or prize organised by the French cycling magazine Velo.

Contador was not allowed to defend his 2007 Tour de France title after Astana was not invited to the Tour de France but a jury of international cycling magazines voted the Giro and Vuelta winner as rider of the year.

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