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Pasquale Fornara

Happy birthday to Pasquale Fornara who was born on March 29, 1925, and died on July 24, 1990.

The Italian rider is best remembered for finishing 3rd in the 1953 Giro d’Italia behind Fausto Coppi of Italy and Hugo Koblet of Switzerland. He also won the Mountains Classification jersey in the Giro d’Italia of that year as well.

In addition, Fornara was 2nd in the 1958 Vuelta a Espana behind Jean Stablinski of France. Viva Pasquale!

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