100 year ago today, on September 15, 1919, a campionissimo (champion of champions) was born: Fausto Coppi. He was a cycling icon like no other.

Happy 100th birthday, campionissimo!

Fausto Coppi, 1952 Tour de France winner.
Fausto Coppi, after winning the 1952 Tour de France.

M. Özgür Nevres

I am a software developer, a former road racing cyclist (at the amateur level) and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about cycling on this website, cycling-passion.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.

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