Ivan Gotti would accept Marco Pantani being given 1999 Giro d'Italia victory

New investigation may see Marco Pantani reinstated as 1999 Giro d'Italia leader

Marco Pantani

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Italian Ivan Gotti is ready to concede his 1999 Giro d'Italia victory to the late Marco Pantani if a new investigation shows Pantani was expelled unfairly from the race.

"I'll accept the decision that arrives," 45-year-old Gotti told Italy's Il Tempo newspaper.

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