First important result of 2009 for the Team Caisse D'Epargne: the 25th years old spanish Luis Leon Sanchez won the 67th edizion of the Paris-Nice.
It's the most important winning in his carreer, after a connquered a stage of the last Tour of France. Sanchez was also third in the 2007 edition of the Paris-Nice and fifth last year.
“We knew that the final stage would not be simple, but the most important thing was not to lose our calm in order to control the situation until the end. My team-mates achieved a great job and I want to thank them for the way they trust me during all the week. To win Paris-Nice was an objective, a dream, and I am at the same time very happy and very proud to have made to come true. I am a rider who keeps on progressing. Until now, I most of learned my job of professional rider. This year, I took one step further and I hope to keep on improving so that one day I can win a three weeks race, which is my objective for the future.”
On next Saturday, Luis León Sánchez will take part in Milan-Sanremo.