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Alejandro Valverde is the new leader in the World Tour, Tiesj Benoot is sixth

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The Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) takes after his overall victory in the Tour of Catalonia the leading position in the WorldTour ranking from Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott), who, since the beginning of the season, the state is alleging. The Slovakian champion Peter Sagan (BORA – hansgrohe) throws after his victory in Gent-Wevelgem over the South African into second place.

Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal) was the first Belgian in the standings. The winner of Strade Bianche drops back from place 2 to 6. Away with Jasper Stuyven (12th), Philippe Gilbert (14th), Oliver Naesen (17th), Dries Devenyns (19th), Greg Van Avermaet (22nd) and Sep Vanmarcke (25th) of the other six Belgian riders in the top 25.

In the team classification takes Quick-Step Floors, the leadership of the Australian Mitchelton-Scott. Lotto Soudal continues to eighth.

WorldTour standings (on 25 march)

1. (7) Alejandro Valverde (Spa/Movistar) 1039 points

2.(14) Peter Sagan (Svk) 951

3. (1) Daryl Impey (ZAf) 861,57

4.(15) Elia Viviani (Ita) 817

5.(10), Arnaud Démare (Fra) 792

6. (2) Tiesj Benoot 766

7. (9) Simon Yates (GBr) 760

8. (6) Marc Soler (Spa) 745

9. (3) Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) 613,43

10. (4) Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) 570

12.(16) Jasper Stuyven 510

14.(11) Philippe Gilbert 495

17.(33) Oliver Naesen 427

19.(18) Dries Devenyns 400

22.(25) Greg Van Avermaet 378,57

25.(23) Sep Vanmarcke 360

35.(30) And Jürgen Roelandts 283

38.(121) Jens Debusschere 257

41.(36) Tim Wellens 250

47.(41) Dylan Teuns 200

57.(57) Edward Theuns 135

92.(114) Julien Vermote 72

94.(110) Yves Lampaert 69

99.(86) , Pieter Serry 60

105. (/) Thomas De Gendt 58

125.(139) Bjorg Lambrecht 41

132.(112) Stijn Vandenbergh 38

144.(124) Floris De Tier 30

160.(138) Maarten Wynants 25

163. (/) , Louis Vervaeke 24

188.(166) Jens Keukeleire 17

Team classification:

1. (2) Quick-Step Floors 3163 points

2. (1) Mitchelton-Scott (Aus) 3139,99

3. (7) Movistar (Spa) 2677

4. (3) BMC (VSt) 2385,99

5. (6) BORA – hansgrohe (Germany) 2333

8. (8) Lotto Soudal 1696 .

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