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Fausto Coppi

  • Birth 15 Sep 1919 Castellania, Provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy
  • Death 2 Jan 1960 Tortona, Provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy
  • Burial Castellania, Provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy
  • Plot Buried near the grave of his brother Serse.
  • Memorial ID 22306

Professional Cycler. World Champion Cycling Professionals in 1953 at Lugano. Won Tour de France and Giro d'Italia in 1949.
He is buried with his brother in CASTELLANIA (Italy) in a small memorial park beside the family house. Coppi was buried after his death in Castellania's cemetery, in 1960 near the grave of his brother Serse (a ciclist who also died during a race). In 1969 the city built a mausoleum near the City Hall where both were translated and are resting in peace today.

Bio by: Enrico Perego


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22306
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fausto Coppi (15 Sep 1919–2 Jan 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22306, citing Mausoleo di Castellania, Castellania, Provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .