Richie Porte holds off Valverde to seal overall win in Catalunya

Alejandro Valverde wins final stage to claim second place overall

Alejandro Valverde, Richie Porte and Domenico Pozzovivo on the podium following Stage 7 of the 2015 Tour of Catalunya (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Richie Porte (Sky) fended off some tentative attacks from his GC rivals to seal the overall victory at the Tour of Catalunya.

The win continues the Australian’s superb start to the season, following his Paris-Nice victory earlier this month.

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