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Gino Bartali

Gino Bartali

Italian Cyclist


Dead at 85 years
Birthday
Saturday
He is born 108 years, 6 months and 19 days ago
Death date
Friday

He is dead since 22 years, 9 months and 1 day

Cause of death: cardiac arrest

Birthplace
Ponte a Ema, Italy
Nationality: italian Italie
Categorie
Sportsmen » Cyclists
Birth sign: Cancer
Chinese birth sign: Tiger

Gino Bartali (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒiːno ˈbartali]; 18 July 1914 – 5 May 2000), nicknamed Gino the Pious and (in Italy) Ginettaccio, was a champion road cyclist. He was the most renowned Italian cyclist before the Second World War, having won the Giro d'Italia twice, in 1936 and 1937, and the Tour de France in 1938. After the war, he added one more victory in each event: the Giro d'Italia in 1946 and the Tour de France in 1948. His second and last Tour de France victory in 1948 gave him the largest gap between victories in the race.

In September 2013, 13 years after his death, Bartali was recognised as a "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem for his efforts to aid Jews during World War II.

Source : Wikipedia