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Felice Gimondi

Italian cyclist
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Felice Gimondi (Italian pronunciation: [feˈliːtʃe dʒiˈmondi]; 29 September 1942 – 16 August 2019) was an Italian professional racing cyclist. He won all three Grand Tours of road cycling: Tour de France (1965, his first year as a pro), Giro d'Italia (1967, 1969 and 1976), and Vuelta a España (1968).[1] He remains one of only seven cyclists to have done so.[2]

Gimondi died on 16 August 2019 from a heart attack while swimming on vacation in Sicily.[3] He was 76.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Felice Gimondi. Cycling Hall of Fame.
  2. Mehl, Cathy. "Contador's place in history". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help). astana-cyclingteam.com
  3. Italië rouwt om wielerlegende Felice Gimondi (76)