Marco Pantani's family continues to pursue claim he was murdered

Lawyer representing Marco Pantani's family gives video evidence, but prosecutor is sceptical that the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France winner was murdered

Marco Pantani, Giro d'Italia 1999

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Marco Pantani's family lawyer is continuing to pursue the theory that the 1998 Giro d'Italia and Tour de France winner was murdered, despite little evidence to support the claim.

"Currently," Rimini's head prosecutor, Paolo Giovagnoli said on December 4, "there are no elements that would make you consider a murder."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.