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coppi legend

2019 will be the year of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fausto Coppi, born on 15th September 1919 in the small village of Castellania in the province of Alessandria.

The incredible palmares of the legendary Piedmontese champion also known as “l’airone” or “Campionissimo”: 5 Giro d’Italia, 2 Tour de France, 3 Milano-Sanremo, 1 Paris-Roubaix, 1 World championship on the road and 2 on the track. Two stages of the Giro d’Italia will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Coppi, the Corsa Rosa will arrive in Novi Ligure on 22nd May and the following day the stage Cuneo-Pinerolo will remember the successes of the Campionissimo in the Alps