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  Raphael Geminiani    

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Raphael Geminiani was born on June 12, 1925.

The French rider stood on the podium in every Grand Tour event, for a total of six times in the events.

Geminiani was 2nd in the 1951 Tour de France behind Hugo Koblet of Switzerland.

Geminiani won the Mountains Jersey in the 1951 Tour de France as well.

Geminiani was also 3rd in the 1958 Tour de France behind Charly Gaul of Luxembourg and Vito Favero of Italy.

Geminiani won the Mountains Jersey in the Giro d’Italia in 1952 and 1957.

In addition, Geminiani was 3rd in the 1955 Vuelta a Espana behind Jean Dotto of France and Antonio Jimenez of Spain.




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