2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León

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2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León
Race details
Dates March 23 – March 27
Stages 5
Distance 651.3 km (404.7 mi)
Winning time 15h 33' 26" (41.86 km/h or 26.01 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Levi Leipheimer (USA) (Astana)
Second  Alberto Contador (ESP) (Astana)
Third  David Zabriskie (USA) (Garmin-Slipstream)

Points  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)
Mountains  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)
Combination  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)
Team Rabobank
2008
2010

The 2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León, the 24th running of the race, started on March 23 in Paredes de Nava, and concluded on March 27 in Valladolid.[1] It was won by Levi Leipheimer.

Stages[edit]

Stage 1 - March 23, 2009: Paredes de Nava - Baltanás, 168.3km[edit]

Stage 1 results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Joaquin Sobrino (ESP) Burgos Monumental-Castilla y Leon 4h 31' 53"
2  David Vitoria (SUI) Rock Racing s.t.
3  Jose Joaquin Rojas (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
4  Rubén Pérez (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi s.t.
5  Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (POR) Liberty Seguros s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Cyclist Team Time
1  Joaquin Sobrino (ESP) Burgos Monumental-Castilla y Leon 4h 31' 53"
2  David Vitoria (SUI) Rock Racing s.t.
3  Jose Joaquin Rojas (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
4  Rubén Pérez (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi s.t.
5  Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (POR) Liberty Seguros s.t.

Stage 2 - March 24, 2009: Palencia (ITT), 28.2km[edit]

Stage 2 results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 33' 17"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 55"
General Classification after Stage 2
Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 5h 5' 10"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 55"

Stage 3 - March 25, 2009: Sahagún - Estación Inv. De San Isiro, 156.9km[edit]

Stage 3 results[2]
Cyclist Team Time
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 3h 28' 16"
2  Rubén Plaza (ESP) Liberty Seguros s.t.
3  Javier Moreno (ESP) Andalucía-Cajasur s.t.
4  José Alberto Benítez (ESP) Fuji-Servetto s.t.
5  Rubén Pérez (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 8h 33' 26"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 55"

Stage 4 - March 26, 2009: Santa María Del Páramo - Galende-Laguna De Los Peces, 145.4km[edit]

Stage 4 results[3]
Cyclist Team Time
1  Juan José Cobo (ESP) Fuji-Servetto 3h 42' 3"
2  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 8"
3  Javier Moreno (ESP) Andalucía-Cajasur + 9"
4  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
5  Philip Deignan (IRL) Cervélo TestTeam s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 12h 15' 38"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 54"

Stage 5 - March 27, 2009: Benavente - Valladolid, 152.5km[edit]

Stage 5 results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 3h 17' 46"
2  José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne s.t.
3  Pablo Urtasun (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi s.t.
4  Ricardo Serrano (ESP) Fuji-Servetto + 2"
5  Igor Abakoumov (BEL) ISD s.t.
General Classification after Stage 5
Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 15h 33' 26"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 1' 07"

Final Standings[4][edit]

General classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 15h 33' 26"
2  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana + 16"
3  David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Slipstream + 22"
4  Stef Clement (NED) Rabobank + 49"
5  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank + 1' 07"

Points classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 64
2  José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 43
3  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana 38
4  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank 36
5  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 33

Mountains classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 20
2  Juan José Cobo (ESP) Fuji-Servetto 10
3  Javier Moreno (ESP) Andalucía-Cajasur 9
4  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank 8
5  Xavier Tondo (ESP) Andalucía-Cajasur 8

Combination classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne 5
2  Denis Menchov (RUS) Rabobank 5
3  Alberto Contador (ESP) Astana 5
4  Levi Leipheimer (USA) Astana 5
5  Juan José Cobo (ESP) Fuji-Servetto 5

Team Classification[edit]

Team Time
1 Rabobank 46h 44' 45"
2 Cervélo TestTeam + 4' 02"
3 Caisse d'Epargne + 4' 03"
4 Astana + 4' 56"
5 Andalucia-Cajasur + 5' 02"

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage
(Winner)
General Classification Points Classification Mountains Classification Combination classification Team Classification
0Stage 1
(Joaquin Sobrino)
Joaquin Sobrino Joaquin Sobrino José Antonio López Joaquin Sobrino Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 2 (ITT)
(Levi Leipheimer)
Levi Leipheimer Levi Leipheimer Levi Leipheimer Astana
0Stage 3
(Alejandro Valverde)
Rubén Pérez Alejandro Valverde Alejandro Valverde
0Stage 4
(Juan José Cobo)
Alejandro Valverde Denis Menchov Rabobank
0Stage 5
(Alejandro Valverde)
Alejandro Valverde
0Final
Levi Leipheimer Alejandro Valverde Alejandro Valverde Alejandro Valverde Rabobank

Withdrawals[edit]

Type Stage Cyclist Team Reason
DNF 1  Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana Fractured collarbone sustained in crash[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "24th Vuelta a Castilla y León". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2009-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Valverde nails the stage, Leipheimer keeps the lead". VeloNews. Archived from the original on 2009-08-17. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  3. ^ "Cobo wins, Leipheimer defends lead". VeloNews. Archived from the original on 2009-08-17. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  4. ^ "Valverde takes another stage, Leipheimer the overall". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  5. ^ "Armstrong fractures collarbone in Castilla y León". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 

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