World champion Alejandro Valverde on may 11, not at the start of the Tour of Italy in Bologna. The Spaniard is still not sufficiently recovered from his crash in the run-up to Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He walked a botoedeem in the sacrum.
“It is a pity, that I not to a grand tour like the Giro may have to travel, but I need my body thinking,” writes the 39-year-old Valverde on Twitter. “I need to be 100 percent recover later this year, the best possible results. I wish my team mates at Movistar a lot of success.”
Valverde came on Thursday, april 25 fall during a training for liege-Bastogne-Liege. He was a fluid accumulation in the largest bone of the spine. A few days later, he had soon to battle strike in La Doyenne.
For the time being for the Murciaan so when a participation to the Giro. In 2016, he was third and won a stage.
Valverde looks all throughout the season to his best form. He won in 2019, just one more, a ride at the end of February in the UAE Tour.