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Valverde wins second Fleche Wallonne Classic

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Spaniard Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection on the gruelling Mur de Huy to win the Fleche Wallonne race for the second time on Wednesday. 

Spain's Alejandro Valverde of Movistar Team celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 78th 'Fleche Wallonne' (Walloon Arrow) cycling race, 199km from Bastogne to Huy in Belgium, on April 23, 2014

The Movistar team leader, who also won this event in 2006, passed Ireland's Daniel Martin and Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland in the final 200 metres of the 199.5km ride to claim his fourth victory in an Ardennes Classic.

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