La Flèche Wallonne - Race Overview

Two-time podium placer Michael Albasini has continued his run of consistent performances at Fleche Wallonne, climbing to fifth place today.

The 36-year-old finished one second behind Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), who took his fifth victory at the race. The result gives the Albasini his eighth top-ten finish on the famous Mur de Huy.

“The boys rode incredibly well today and as always Alba has put in a great performance in the finale here,” sport director Matt White said. “The only person more consistent than him at this race is Valverde.”

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Alejandro Valverde (SPA) - Movistar Team 5:15:37
2 Daniel Martin (IRL) - Quick-Step Floors 0:00:01
3 Dylan Teuns (BEL) - BMC Racing Team 0:00:01
4 Sergio Henao (COL) - Team Sky 0:00:01
5 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:01
6 Warren Barguil (FRA) - Team Sunweb 0:00:01
7 Michal Kwiatkowski (POL) - Team Sky 0:00:01
8 Rudy Molard (FRA) - FDJ 0:00:01
9 David Gaudu (FRA) - FDJ 0:00:01
10 Diego Ulissi (ITA) - UAE Team Emirates 0:00:01
Place ORICA-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:00:01
72 Roman Kreuziger (CZE) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:02:09
125 Jack Haig (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:05:51
130 Christopher Juul Jensen (DEN) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:06:09
133 Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:07:04
137 Damien Howson (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:07:16