Alejandro Valverde: Finishing second in the Vuelta motivates me for the World Championships

After finishing strong in Spain, Valverde is confident about his chances of defending his rainbow jersey

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Alejandro Valverde said he is motivated and in good form for the Yorkshire 2019 World Championships, having finished second in the Vuelta a España.

The Movistar star leader and defending world champion said the brutal Yorkshire course is good for him, but does not suit him as well as last year’s climber’s Worlds in Innsbruck, Austria.

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