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The French cycling legend Raymond Poulidor dies at the age of 83

The world of cycling is mourned after hearing the death of the French runner Raymond Poulidor at the age of 83.

According to Okdiario, the French cyclist Raymond Poulidor He died at the age of 83 in the town of Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, the town near Limoges where he has lived all his life. Since last October 8, he had been hospitalized for a "tired state".

One of his last appearances was at the World Cup held in Yorkshire. He traveled to England to see his grandson, the Dutch cyclist Mathieu Van der Poel, one of the main favorites of the test, although finally the gold winner was Pedersen.

Poulidor was a fundamental figure in cycling in the 60s. In his record there is a Tour of Spain (1964), a Milan-San Remo (1961), the Arrow Walloon (1963), the double in the Dauphiné (1966 and 1969) and two victories at Paris-Nice (1972 and 1973), although he was never able to win the Tour de France.


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