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Paris-Roubaix remembers Franco Ballerini

Posted in Uncategorized by lagazzettadellabici on April 10, 2010

Organizers create a special cobblestone prize in memory of the former winner… Check out the story by Stephen Farrand over at Cycling News.

Franco Ballerini will be remembered with a special prize at this year’s Paris-Roubaix. Race organisers ASO have decided that a cobble stone trophy will be awarded to the first Italian rider at the finish in the Roubaix velodrome, as a way of remembering Ballerini after his death in a car rally accident in February.

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