Col d’Eze Cycling

Road: this year’s Paris-Nice was a duel between Alberto Contador (Astana) and Alejandro Valverde of Caisse d’Epargne. Valverde and his teammates had tactile finish to beat Contador-attack time and time again up to the Col d’Eze.

This year’s Paris-Nice was a duel between Alberto Contador (Astana) and Alejandro Valverde of Caisse d’Epargne. Valverde and his teammates had tactile finish to beat Contador-attack time and time again up to the Col d’Eze.

It was hot for Astanaåkaren that although the press remained cold and let others do the work. Alberto Contadors cold was enough for him to win the yellow jersey for the second time in his career. The first time he won was in 2007.

The final stage with the start and finish in Nice won by Amaël Moinard (Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne) ahead of Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues Telecom). The duo was featured in the splinter group which was set up on the day’s first climb, they managed to keep the peloton behind them although it was tight. With two-second margin, they held away from the onslaught of the peloton.
Paris-Nice-stage 7:

1 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2:52:09
2. Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
3 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:03
4 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale
5 Reine Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne
6 Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha
7 Jens Voigt (Tys) Team Saxo Bank
8 Christopher Horner (United States) Team RadioShack
9. Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack
10 Alberto Contador (Spa) Astana

66 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank
Final standings:

1 Alberto Contador (Spa) Astana 28:35:35
2 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:11
3 Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:25
4 Roman Kreuziger (Gi) Liquigas-Doimo 0:26
5 Samuel Sanchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:30
6 Jens Voigt (Tys) Team Saxo Bank 0:35
7 Joaquim Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 0:37
8 Reine Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1:07
9 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:16
10 Jérôme Coppel (Fra) Saur-Sojasun 1:17

90 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank 51:58

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