PARIS (Reuters) – Former Tour de France champion Roger Pingeon has died of a coronary heart attack at the age of 76, the mayor of the French town where he was living stated on Sunday.
“He was taken with the aid of a heart assault at four am this morning,” Beaupont mayor Georges Gouly advised French news agency AFP.
Frenchman Pingeon won the 1967 Tour and got here 2nd to Belgian nice Eddy Merckx in 1969, the yr he received the Vuelta (Tour of Spain).
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