Pino Cerami, 1960 Paris-Roubaix and La Flèche Wallonne winner, and the oldest Tour de France stage winner (1963) after second world war, has died aged 92, after a long illness..
Pino Cerami (28 April 1922 – 20 September 2014) won stage 9 of Tour de France 1963 at the age of 41 years and three months. He won Paris-Roubaix and La Flèche Wallonne in 1960, when he was 38 year old. His 1960 Paris-Roubaix winning average speed was the 6th fastest in history.
Since 1964, a race named in his honour, the Grand Prix Pino Cerami has been a feature of the Belgian cycling calendar. This year, the 48th edition won by Omega Pharma-QuickStep’s Alessandro Petacchi.
Video of Pino Cerami’s 1960 Paris-Roubaix victory:
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