Valverde San Sebastian 2008

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde blasted to a sprint victory in the Clásica San Sebastian - a result which will give him high hopes for the Olympic road race next weekend.

Already a double Liege-Bastogne-Liege winner, Valverde clinched his first ever victory in his country?s biggest one-day Classic by outsprinting CSC-Saxo Bank?s Alexander Kolobnev and Italian Davide Rebellin.

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