Mysteries around Marco Pantani's death can never be solved, BBC podcast concludes

Patani: Death of a Pirate digs into the Italian's life and death

Marco Pantani in a yellow jersey and cycling cap
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There are questions surrounding the death of Marco Pantani that will never be answered, according to an Italian journalist who is part a new BBC podcast on the subject.

Pantani: Death of a Pirate, released on Thursday, will dig into the life and death of Pantani - 'Il Pirata' - the last man to win the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in the same year. Tragically, Pantani died in 2004, having apparently killed himself.

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