Historic Overview Tommaso De Prà
Tommaso de Pra (born 16 December 1938) is a former Italian professional road bicycle racer. De Pra was professional from 1963 to 1971. He rode the Tour de France twice, won one stage and wore the yellow jersey for one day in 1966. He rode the Tour again in 1971 and during that edition there were Combativity, Elegance and Kindness Awards given after each stage. Following stage 4 he was given the Kindness Award. His other career highlights include stage win in Tirreno–Adriatico, the Vuelta a España and the Tour de Suisse, as well as wins in the Italian semi-classics the Coppa Ugo Agostoni in 1965, the Trofeo Calzani Cabiate and the Circuito degli Assi.