Bartali

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Gino Bartali - Professional Career - 1948 Tour
... Bartali won that 1948 Tour not by a handful of seconds but by over 26 minutes from runner-up Briek Schotte ... René de Latour, Bartali returned to the Tour in 1948 to find that many riders he had known had died in the war and that there were as many more who had started racing since he stopped (see below for Bartali's war ... The Tour started in a rainstorm and Bartali found he could identify nobody because the whole field was wearing waterproofs ...
1948 Tour De France - Race Details
... not entered the Tours de France of 1939 and 1947, it was the first Tour de France for Bartali since his victory ten years before in 1938 ... Giro d'Italia had not been well, and it was not thought that Bartali could compete for the win ... Bartali however won the sprint in the first stage, and thanks to the bonification of one minute for the winner, he was leading the race ...
Gino Bartali - Personality and Standing
... Bartali grew up in a religious family in Tuscany, and his belief earned him the nickname "Gino the Pious" ... Bartali was proud that Pope John XXIII had asked him to teach him to ride a bicycle ... Tim Hilton wrote "Bartali was a genuinely religious man, making his devotions public and, in return, becoming the Vatican's favourite sportsman - he was personally ...
Giro Di Toscana - Winners
... Vicini, MarioMario Vicini (ITA) Lygie-Settebello 1939 ITA ! Bartali, GinoGino Bartali (ITA) Legnano 1940 ITA ! Bartali, GinoGino Bartali (ITA) Legnano ...
Settimana Internazionale Di Coppi E Bartali
... The Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali (English International Week of Coppi and Bartali) is an Italian cycle road race ...