Downing to ride San Sebastian after Wallonie win

Russell Downing wins stage five, Tour de Wallonie 2010

Russell Downing should have been flying home yesterday evening for a well deserved rest after winning the Tour de Wallonie stage race, but instead the Team Sky rider was heading to Spain, not South Yorkshire.

"I was down for a short rest following this, but they told me I was in the team for Clasica San Sebastian, so I'm on my way there now," Downing told Cycling Weekly.

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