Gino Bartali, 1914 - 2000
Gino Bartali, legend of the 30's and 40's, giving a bottle to arch rival Fausto Coppi (in yellow) during a stage of the Tour de France of 1952, which was won by Coppi. The originally black and white photo was hand coloured and is part of the personal collection of Bartali. It created a controversy in Italy between supporters of Bartali and Coppi since 1952, because nobody ever said who was giving the water bottle and who was receiving it.
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