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Franco Magni passes away

By:
Greg Johnson
Published:
July 02, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:38 BST
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Latest Cycling News, July 2, 2008

Italy's Franco Magni, head of well-known team Magniflex throughout the 1970 and 1980s, died...

Italy's Franco Magni, head of well-known team Magniflex throughout the 1970 and 1980s, died yesterday at the age of 73, according to Agr.

Magni saw many of cycling's big names pass through his ranks. Riders Gianni Motta, Marino Basso, Italo Zilioli and Pierino Gavazzi all wore the Magniflex jersey.

Services are to be held today in Fontanelle di Prato.

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