Valenciana 4: Contador wins, Valverde leads

In what continues to be an exciting Vuelta Valenciana, once again the leader's jersey has changed sh

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In what continues to be an exciting Vuelta Valenciana, once again the leader’s jersey has changed sh

PIC BY VOLTA-VALENCIANA.COM Spanish strongman Alejandro Valverde (Caisse D’Epargne) has taken over the leader’s jersey after finishing just 13 seconds behind today’s victor, Discovery Channel’s Alberto Contador, in stage 4 of the Vuelta Valenciana. Today’s effort also saw Lampre-Fondital’s Tadej Valjavec and Team CSC’s Frank Schleck improve their overall standings to second and third, respectively. A complete race recap follows later today. Stage 4 Results 1 Alberto Contador (Esp, Discovery Channel) 4:04:49 2 Alejandro Valverde (Esp, Caisse D’Epargne) 00:00:13 3 Tadej Valjavec (Slo, Lampre-Fondital) 00:00:13 4 Frank Schleck (Lux, Team CSC) 00:00:13 5 Janez Brajkovic (Slo, Discovery Channel) 00:00:15 6 Jose Miguel Elias (Esp, Relax-Gam) 00:00:17 7 Luis Leon Sanchez (Esp, Caisse D’Epargne) 00:00:20 8 Angel Vicioso (Esp, Relax-Gam) 00:00:24 9 Samuel Sanchez (Esp, Euskaltel-Euskadi) 00:00:24 10 Danail Petrov (Bul, Benfica) 00:00:24 General classification after stage 4 1 Alejandro Valverde (Esp, Caisse D’Epargne) 14:51:16 2 Tadej Valjavec (Slo, Lampre-Fondital) 00:00:02 3 Frank Schleck (Lux, Team CSC) 00:00:06 4 Janez Brajkovic (Slo, Discovery Channel) 00:00:08 5 Jose Miguel Elias (Esp, Relax-Gam) 00:00:10 6 Thomas Voeckler (Fra, Bouygues Telecom) 00:00:11 7 Luis Leon Sanchez (Esp, Caisse D’epargne) 00:00:13 8 Patxi Vila (Esp, Lampre-Fondital) 00:00:14 9 Emanuele Sella (Ita, Cer. Panaria-Navigar) 00:00:15 10 Mikel Astarloza (Esp, Euskaltel-Euskadi) 00:00:17

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