Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time

Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has won the prestigious Velo d`Or award as the best rider of 2014.

Reuters| Last Updated: Oct 29, 2014, 20:50 PM IST
Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time

Paris: Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has won the prestigious Velo d`Or award as the best rider of 2014.

Spaniard Contador, who was already crowned in 2007, 2008 and 2009, beat Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali of Italy in a poll of cycling journalists set up by French publication Velo Magazine. 

Contador, who crashed out of the Tour de France, also won the Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour of Basque country stage races