(Sept. 15, 2013) -- USA Cycling would like to congratulate Olympian Chris Horner (San Diego, Calif./Team RadioShack Leopard Trek) on becoming the first American to win La Vuelta a España. The Tour of Spain is the third and final Grand Tour of 2013. By winning the three-week race, Horner becomes the first American to win the Vuelta and, at age 41, the oldest Grand Tour winner.
Chris Horner was a member of the 2012 Olympic Team.
Horner will be representing the U.S. at the upcoming UCI Road World Championships in Toscana, Italy, Sept. 22-29.