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Criterium de la Comunidad Valenciana - NE

Spain, November 9, 2003

2002 Results    Results    Past winners

Today's criterium had two races: first a points score, which was won by Alejandro Valverde of Kelme, and second an elimination, where Gilberto Simoni was the winner in a tight sprint against newly-crowned world champion Igor Astarloa. Paralympic cyclist Javier Otxoa, who last year suffered a horiffic accident that also cost the life of his brother Ricardo, was present at the race, thanking supporters and dedicating his recent win at the European Championships to his fans.


Points score
1 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
1 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Team Saeco
2 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Team Saeco 

Past winners

2002 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca