Historic Overview Fausto Coppi

Rider

Overall Rank14
NameFausto COPPI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth15-Sep-1919 - Castellania (Piemonte)
Date of death02-Jan-1960 - Tortona (Piemonte)
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Biography

Fausto Coppi

Angelo Fausto Coppi, (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfausto ˈkɔppi]; 15 September 1919 – 2 January 1960), was an Italian cyclist, the dominant international cyclist of the years each side of the Second World War. His successes earned him the title Il Campionissimo, or champion of champions. He was an all-round racing cyclist: he excelled in both climbing and time trialing, and was also a great sprinter. He won the Giro d'Italia five times (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953), the Tour de France twice (1949 and 1952), and the World Championship in 1953. Other notable results include winning the Giro di Lombardia five times, the Milan–San Remo three times, as well as wins at Paris–Roubaix and La Flèche Wallonne and setting the hour record (45.798 km) in 1942.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Paris - Roubaix 1950
La Flèche Wallonne 1950
Giro d'Italia 1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953
Tour de France 1949, 1952
Tre Valli Varesine 1941, 1948, 1955
Giro della Toscane 1941
Giro di Lombardia 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1954
Milano - Sanremo 1946, 1948, 1949
Giro dell'Emilia 1941, 1947, 1948
World Championships Road Race 1953
G.P. des Nations 1946, 1947
Challenge "Desgrange-Colombo" 1949
Giro d'Italia - stages 1940 (1), 1946 (3), 1947 (3), 1948 (2), 1949 (3), 1951 (2), 1952 (3), 1953 (3), 1954 (1), 1955 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1949 (3), 1951 (1), 1952 (5)
Corsa XX Settembre (Roma-Napoli-Roma) - stages 1950 (1), 1954 (2), 1955 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1954 (1)

Seasons

Fausto Coppi - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1938 Dopolavoro 10 586
2. 1939 Legnano 282 135
3. 1940 Legnano 1798 2
4. 1941 Legnano 1041 6
5. 1942 Legnano 500 23
6. 1945 Bianchi 124 153
7. 1946 Bianchi 2486 2
8. 1947 Bianchi 2973 2
9. 1948 Bianchi 2253 3
10. 1949 Bianchi - Ursus 4745 1
11. 1950 Bianchi - Ursus 1648 8
12. 1951 Bianchi - Pirelli 1751 6
13. 1952 Bianchi - Pirelli 3790 1
14. 1953 Bianchi - Pirelli 1890 7
15. 1954 Bianchi 2091 6
16. 1955 Bianchi 1244 21
17. 1956 Carpano - Coppi 423 107
18. 1957 Carpano - Coppi 95 319
19. 1958 Bianchi - Pirelli 300 163
20. 1959 Tricofilina - Coppi 166 235
Overall: 29610 14