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"A Champion of Life": Commemorative Israeli Citizenship Conferred Upon Italian Righteous Gino Bartali

Leah Goldstein

On 2 May 2018, as part of the events leading up to the Giro d'Italia Cycling Race's "Big Start," Yad Vashem hosted participants of the Israel Cycling Academy and leadership of the Giro d' Italia at an event posthumously bestowing Commemorative Citizenship of the State of Israel on Righteous Among the Nations Gino Bartali.

Israel Academy Cyclists participating in the Giro championship ending their Memorial Ride through Yad Vashem in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations
Israel Academy Cyclists participating in the Giro championship ending their Memorial Ride through Yad Vashem in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations

Avner Shalev presented Gioia Bartali with a certificate of Commemorative Citizenship of the State of Israel for her late grandfather, Gino Bartali
Avner Shalev presented Gioia Bartali with a certificate of Commemorative Citizenship of the State of Israel for her late grandfather, Gino Bartali

Gino Bartali during the Tour de France, 1953
Gino Bartali during the Tour de France, 1953

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