Raffaele di Paco

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Raffaele di Paco
Raffaele Di Paco-Tour de France 1932.JPG
Personal information
Full name Raffaele di Paco
Born (1908-07-06)6 July 1908
Fauglia, Italy
Died 21 May 1996(1996-05-21) (aged 87)
Fauglia, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Major wins
4 days yellow jersey
11 stages in the Tour de France
15 stages in the Giro d'Italia
Infobox last updated on
13 May 2008

Raffaele di Paco (6 July 1908–21 May 1996) was an Italian road racing cyclist, who won five stages in the 1931 Tour de France four stages in the 1932 Tour de France and two stages in the 1935 Tour de France,[1] and wore the yellow jersey for a total of four days in 1931.[2] One of these, after stage 5, he shared the lead with Charles Pélissier.[3] Di Paco was born and died in Fauglia, Tuscany.

Palmares[edit]

1930
1930 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 7
1931
1931 Tour de France:
Stage 10
Stage 11
Stage 19
Stage 21
Stage 22
1932
1932 Tour de France:
Stage 9
Stage 14
Stage 17
Stage 18
1932 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 5
1935
1935 Tour de France:
Stage 3
Stage 5B
1935 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 9
Stage 14
Stage 17
Stage 18
1936
1936 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 3
Stage 7
Stage 10
Stage 14
Stage 15A
Milan-Mantua
1937
1937 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 8B
1938
1938 Giro d'Italia:
Stage 8
Stage 10
Stage 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past results for Raffaele Di Paco". ASO/letour.fr. 
  2. ^ "Magne makes his mark". 
  3. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol (2006). The Story of the Tour De France. Dog Ear Publishing. p. 118. ISBN 1-59858-180-5. Retrieved 2008-03-17. Leading up to the Pyrenees, Italy's ace sprinter Rafaelo di Paco dueled with France's Charles Pélissier for stage wins and the lead. After stage 5 they shared the lead for a single day. 

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