Cycling Families: The brothers Coppi

Serge and Fausto Coppi (l to r), (image courtesy of

Serse and Fausto Coppi (image courtesy of

Although they’re no longer with us, it’s worth heading back into the archives to remember the special relationship enjoyed by the Coppi brothers, Fausto and Serse. So special, that they each seemed one half of the whole and therefore incomplete without the other. As is so often with identical twins, they often completed one another’s sentences. Had he lived, Serse, the younger brother by four years, would have been 89 years young on Monday, 19th March.

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