Rodriguez conquers the Mur de Huy to win Fleche

Joaquin Rodriguez tops podium, La Fleche Wallonne 2012

Joaqiun Rodriguez (Katusha) comfortably won this afternoon's Flèche Wallonne after leaving his opponents behind on the Mur de Huy.

The Spaniard has finished second here for the past two years, but he finally added a classic to his name as he got the better of Michael Albasini (GreenEdge) and last year's winner Philippe Gilbert (BMC).

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.