Felice Gimondi

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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.

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  1. Felice Gimondi Archived 2019-01-14 at the Wayback Machine. Cycling Hall of Fame.
  2. Mehl, Cathy. "Contador's place in history". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2015.. astana-cyclingteam.com
  3. Italië rouwt om wielerlegende Felice Gimondi (76)