A statue dedicated Franco Ballerini ws unveiled in Florence on Friday. Ballerini, who died unexpectedly on February 7, 2010, in a rally car crash, won Paris Roubaix in 1995 and 1998 and was coach of the Men’s Italian national team from the 1st of August 2001 until his death.
The sculpture was created by Giorgio Butini in white marble from Carrara.
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