Valverde wins final Romandie stage and takes overall

Alejandro Valverde wins Tour de Romandie 2010, stage 5

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) won the fifth and final stage of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland on Sunday, stealing the overall win from Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia).

Valverde escaped on Ovronnaz, the last of the tough stage's three category one climbs, with Igor Anton (Euskaltel), stage four winner Simon Spilak (Lampre) and Denis Menchov (Rabobank), leaving the group containing race leader Rogers trailing.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.