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Throwback Thursday: Bartali and Coppi at the Tour de France


Two similar but at the same time different images of Italy’s greatest cycling champions Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi. Below is an undated photo showing Italy’s cycling legend, Gino Bartali, during the Tour de France in the late ’30s. #51953597 / gettyimages.com Below is Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi, while riding uphill in the Col du Galibier on July 6, 1952, during the 11th stage of the Tour de France between Bourg d’Oisans and Sestriere. Coppi won the stage and went on to win the Tour de France for the second time. #160967367 / gettyimages.com

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