Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Fausto Coppi in Numbers


5 Giro d'Italia
2 Tour de France
1 World Championship, Road
3 Milan-Sanremo
1 Paris - Roubaix
5 Giro di Lombardia
1 Freccia Vallone
4 Italian National Championships
4 Giro dell' Emilia
3 Giro di Romagna
3 Giro del Veneto
3 Tre Valli Varesine
22 stage victories in Giro d' Italia (31 days in pink jersey)
9 stage cictories in Tour de France (19 days in yellow jersey)
Hour record (1942)

Cost of first bike: 570 lire

Photo: Coppi after a Milan-Sanremo

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