Fausto Coppi died 60 years ago
One authentic myth of Italian sport, the amazing cycling champion Fausto Coppi, “The Champion”, died on this date 60 years ago, a victim of malaria contracted on a holiday trip to Africa (Burkina Fasso), with only 40 years and already having a brilliant record with 5 wins at the Giro d’Italia, 2 on Tour to Francia, 2 World Road Championship, 3 Milano San Remo, a Paris Roubaix, a Walloon Arrow among so many great achievements that made him a legend that still stands.
coffee She is in Colombia and compete in medellin (Double to Graffiti) and di Bogotá (Primero de Mayo Velodrome and El Campín Stadium on the carbon trail).
Books, documentaries and films have been and continue to be written about his life which revived his entire career in and outside the sport. His biggest rival (gino Bartali), with which he managed to divide Italian Italian sport in two, he said while visiting the combustion chamber: The duel ended forever.
25 years ago Miguel Induráin announced his retirement from cycling
In Pamplona (Spain) today, January 2 25 years ago, tough champion from Spain and the cycling world advertisement at the press conference sYou officially withdraw from high competition cyclinga, having retired at the Vuelta a Espaa the previous year (a race he could never win).
Cinco Tur Tour from France, 2 rounds from Italy,”Dauphiné Freed“, 2 Paris-Niza, 3 evidently Catalonia, World Championship (in Colombia – Tunja- 1995 and Olympic (Atlanta 96 -Against the clock), Record time in Bordeaux (the failed experiment in Bogotá) were, among other things, great achievement achieved for the tough cyclist who is now 57 years old and also continues to be a legend of his sport, staying in it thanks to the competition of the Spanish calendar that bears his name and the Gran Fondo in which he is also a participant.
Wout Van Aert 2021 figures
in them social network, athlete of the year in Belgium and considered one of the best cyclists in the world, published a numerical summary of their 2021 season the following:
Nights away from home: 205 (56% of days of the year)
Night at an altitude above 2,000 meters: 72
Flights performed: 18
500 kilometers road trip: 7
Countries visited: 10
Anti-doping control: 47
Race day: 62 (49 on the road, 13 on the Cross Country)
Victoria: 21 (7 Championships, 5 medals)
Training hours: 996
Kilometers covered: 31,064
Everything ready for Miguel Sanabria Circuit in Tuta
After 2 years of absence, organizers Miguel Sanabria Circuit (Mayor Tuta and his wife and daughter Sanabria) which takes place every year in their hometown – Tuta -, has announced to Next Saturday January 15th is back of the already famous races that made possible the start of the national season in this part of the country.
A large number of Colombian and world cycling stars before traveling to their team overseas and to rendir award for anyone is extraordinary racer of the national force like meiguel Sanabria, tragically died more than ten years ago.
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