Fausto Coppi, Il Campionissimo, Gone 50 Years Today

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Where it all began, skipping school to ride your bike and getting sentenced to write “I ought to be at school, not riding my bicycle”. Just shows you, never listen to teachers. Gone 50 years today. On his death in 1960, the editor of La Gazzetta dello Sport wrote that he prayed that God would soon send another Coppi. I think we are still waiting.

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