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2009 Clásica de San Sebastián (Pro Tour), Spain


Classica San Sebastian podium history

August 1, 2009, 237 km.

More photos below the results


1. Carlos Barredo (Quick Step) 5hr 37min. 42.20 km/hr
2. Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas) s.t.
3. Mickael Delage (Silence-Lotto) @ 7sec
4. Peter Velits (Milram) s.t.
5. Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
6. Filippo Pozzato (Katusha) s.t.
7. Christophe Riblon (Ag2r) s.t.
8. Serguei Ivanov (Katusha) s.t.
9. Ruben Perez (Euskaltel) s.t.
10. Marco Pinotti (Columbia) s.t.
11. Johan Van Summeren (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
12. Sebastian Langeveld (Rabobank) s.t.
13. Christophe Le Mevel (FDJ) s.t.
14. Dries Devenyns (Quick Step) s.t.
15. Janez Brajkovic (Astana) s.t.
16. Alexandr Kolobnev (Saxo) s.t.
17. Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
18. David De La Fuente (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
19. Pierrick Fedrigo (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
20. Luis-Leon Sanchez (Caisse d'Epargne)

The pack wasn't far behind Barredo and Kreuziger as they started their sprint.

The technical descents and wet weather spelled trouble. More than a few riders crashed, including Linus Gerdemann and Oscar Freire. Here Andy Schleck gets help after falling.

Alejandro Valverde (black and red kit) leads the pack in the rain. That's Serguei Ivanov, the Russian Champion, just to his right. Valverde, the number 1 favorite going in to the race, missed this one.