French cycling great dies

French cycling great dies - The French cyclist Raymond Poulidor, nicknamed "Poupou", has died at the age of 83 years old. Poulidor was renowned for finishing on the podium of the Tour de France eight times from 1962 to 1976, without ever winning the yellow jersey. Poulidor also won the 1964 Vuelta a Espana and the 'monument' classic Milan-San Remo in 1961. Representing France, he won one silver and three bronze medals in World Championship road races.

 

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