Re: [CR]Victor Kapitonov dies aged 71

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Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2005 11:03:50 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Victor Kapitonov dies aged 71
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Mordecai Silver wrote:
> For me, it was a shock to see this notice today at,
> because last night, I was reading in bed Benny Foster's article in a
> 1960 Sporting Cyclist magazine about the Rome Olympics, describing
> Kapitonov's win.

My understanding is that Kapitonov won the Rome Olympic road race on a Cinelli. Can anyone confirm? I have a picture of him with Cino Cinelli and a Cinelli S.C., all smiles outside of a bike shop(?).

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern (sunny and mild) California