The late Italian cyclist Marco Pantani: became hopelessly addicted to performance enhancing drugs and, six years after his Giro victory in 1998, was found dead in a hotel room in Rimini. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

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Irish  cyclist Daniel  Martin: capable of doing well on the climbs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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