Thursday, February 14, 2013

Nine Years Without Marco Pantani

Today, February 14, 2013, marks nine years without Marco Pantani.

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There is a museum dedicated to Marco Pantani: the "Spazio Pantani" (the Pantani Space) located in the town of his birthplace, Cesenatico.

The multi-media museum, located near the railway station, traces the career of Pantani through an exhibition of photos, memorabilia and audiovisual materials. The museum is divided into three halls, each of 100 sq. meters, named Mortirolo, Alpe d'Huez and Bocchetta; each of the famous climbs which Pantani won stages on.

More photos and information about this museum and other cycling museums in Italy here.

Photos: Gazzetta dello Sport: 1998 TdF, 1999 Giro d' Italia, 2003 Giro d'Italia

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