Pierino Gavazzi

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Pierino Gavazzi
Personal information
Full name Pierino Gavazzi
Born (1950-12-04) 4 December 1950 (age 67)
Provaglio d'Iseo, Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
19731977 Jollyceramica
19781979 Zonca-Santini
19801981 Magniflex
19821985 Atala
1986 Atala-Ofmega
1987 Remac-Fanini
1988 Fanini-Seven Up
1989 Polli-Mobiexport
19901993 Amore & Vita-Fanini
Major wins
Italian National Road Race Championship (1978, 1982, 1988)
Giro d'Italia, 4 stages
Milano–Torino (1978)
Milan–San Remo (1980)

Pierino Gavazzi (born 4 December 1950 in Provaglio d'Iseo) is an Italian former road bicycle racer. He rode in the 1975 Tour de France and 1976 Tour de France. [1]

Provaglio dIseo Comune in Lombardy, Italy

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The 1975 Tour de France was the 62nd edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. It took place between 26 June and 20 July, with 22 stages covering a distance of 4,000 km (2,485 mi). Eddy Merckx was attempting to win his sixth Tour de France, but became a victim of violence. Many Frenchmen were upset that a Belgian might beat the record of five wins set by Frenchman Jacques Anquetil. During stage 14 a spectator leapt from the crowd and punched Merckx in the kidney. Frenchman Bernard Thévenet took covering a distance of the lead, and after Merckx fell and broke his cheekbone, he was unable to take back the lead, and Thevenet became the winner of the race.

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References

  1. "Pierino Gavazzi". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 29 February 2016.