Spanish cycling is in crisis after the consequences of ?Operacion Puerto? but celebrated a double success at the Zuri Metzgete race in Switzerland on Sunday as Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel) won the rain-soaked race and Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d?Epargne) sealed overall victory in the ProTour.

Sanchez combined his skills learnt riding motorbikes as a child and his liking for racing in the rain to win the biggest classic of his six-year career.

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