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World Champion From Felanitx

Guillem Timoner Obrador is a friendly man of 82 years. He lives in Felanitx. He was born in Felanitx and he has always lived in Felanitx.

Señor Timoner is a very special man. He has seen the world, or lots of it, when he was doing bicycle races. He won his first race and the first trophy of the hundreds of races that he won, in 1943. He became Campeón de España in 1945, and twelve times after that. He also won the Campeón del Mundo world championship a total of six times between 1955 and 1965 (on two further occasions he was beaten into second position).

The amazing thing is that at that time, there was no doping. Pure muscle, pure willpower, pure stamina. Pure Felanitx, I’d say.

Well done, Guillem. And Lance Armstrong, eat your heart out.

The photo was taken in Felanitx, Mallorca, Baleares, Spain. The date: May 30th, 2008. The time was 12:56:36.

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