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28th Clásica San Sebastián - ProT, Spain, August 2, 2008

Matteo Tosatto (Quick Step) leads
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) takes the sprint
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The podium
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) was satisfied
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Europe ProTour leader Damiano Cunego
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World Champ Paolo Bettini uses
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Alberto Contador is so happy
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Carlos Sastre also will check
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Contador gets ready to race
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Sastre would love to win
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Sastre greets the fans.
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Bettini and Davide Rebellin share a pre-race smile
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The Spanish team gets ready for Beijing
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Valverde and Kolobnev go head-to-head
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Valverde knows he has the race won.
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The Spaniard celebrates
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) will travel to Beijing full of confidence
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Joaquin Rodriguez (Caisse d'Epargne)
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David Arroyo (Caisse d'Epargne)
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David De La Fuente (Scott-American Beef)
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Russian Vladimir Karpets
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Alejandro Valverde
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Valverde was awarded
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No matter how many races you win,
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And neither is this.
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Alexandr Kolobnev (CSC-Saxo Bank)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Rebellin accepts
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The podium
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Davide Rebellin is still getting to grips
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The podium girls
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But the riders certainly don't...
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David De La Fuente (Scott-American Beef)
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De La Fuente sports the team's new jersey
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Gorazd Stangelj (Liquigas)
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Haimar Zubeldia (Euskaltel Euskadi)
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Italy's Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Denis Menchov (Rabobank)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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World Champ Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Alexandr Kolobnev (CSC-Saxo Bank)
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The peloton climbs the Alto de Jaizkibel.
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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View from Alto de Jaizkibel.
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Quick Step rides
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Italy's Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) checks out
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Bettini looks to Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner).
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Italy's Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) and Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Bettini leads Rebellin
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Luxembourg's Andy Schleck (CSC-Saxo Bank)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) wins
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) congratulated
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Team Saunier Duval on stage
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre) looking rough
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The view at the back.
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A Saunier Duval rider
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The group along the shores.
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The peloton rides
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Thomas Voeckler (Bouygues Telecom)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Flying downhill
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Spain's Alberto Contador (Astana)
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Giro d'Italia champion Alberto Contador (Astana)
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Alberto Contador (Astana)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alberto Contador (Astana)
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The peloton thins out.
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World Champion Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) rides along.
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The new Saunier Duval-American Beef kit
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) and Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Four of the Olympic Spanish team members:
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New Saunier Duval-American beef
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Saunier Duval in action
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Alberto Contador (Astana)
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Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Italy's Damiano Cunego (Lampre)
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Spain's Alberto Contador (Astana)
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On the Alto de Jaizkibel
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Quick Step leads on the Alto de Jaizkibel
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Riders climb the Alto de Jaizkibel
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José Luis Arrieta (AG2R La Mondiale)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) holds off his rivals
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) charges to the line
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Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Spain's Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Podium time for Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Kisses for Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) flanked by podium girls.
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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The final touch: Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Second: Alexandr Kolobnev (CSC-Saxo Bank)
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Third: Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) tops the podium
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New ProTour leader Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne).
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) in the ProTour top
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Bubbly time for Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne).
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Spanish Champion Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) congratulated.
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) tops the podium
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Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) on top
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Winner of Clásica San Sebastián, Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne),
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