Re: [CR] RIP: Nino Defilippis - July 13, 2010

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Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:36:54 -0400
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Subject: Re: [CR] RIP: Nino Defilippis - July 13, 2010

Hi Mark,

I'm pleased that you would take the time to honour a colleague in arms.

Sincere Kudos to you, your empathy is what celebrating life is all about.


Richard Pakula Toronto, Canada

-----Original Message----- From: [] Sent: July 13, 2010 12:08 PM To: Subject: [CR] RIP: Nino Defilippis - July 13, 2010

I just read of the passing of famous 1950s-60s Italian cycling champion, Nino Defilippis, today, July 13th, 2010, at 78 years old, after a prolonged battle with Cancer. I am a fan of Nino, known as "Il Cit", because of his participation with the Torpado team in 1954-55. However, he had a long career with several major teams, and rode to multiple stage wins in both the Giro d' Italia and Tour de France, among wins in many other prestigious European races. For Nino's list of palmare`s, see the Wikipedia page devoted to him:

I'll try to post some photo scans of Nino in action, later on today.

Mark Agree
Southfield, Michigan, USA