Historic Overview Fausto Coppi

Rider

Overall Rank12
NameFausto COPPI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth15-Sep-1919 - Castellania Coppi (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 ("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
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
Tre Valli Varesine 1941, 1948, 1955
Challenge "Desgrange-Colombo" 1949
Giro del Veneto 1941, 1947, 1949
Giro di Toscana 1941
Giro di Romagna 1946, 1947, 1949
Giro di Sicilia 1952
G.P. de Lugano 1951, 1952, 1956
Giro dell'Appennino 1955
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)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1947 (1), 1954 (2)
Giro di Sicilia - stages 1952 (2)
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Seasons

Fausto Coppi - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1938 Dopolavoro 10 631
2. 1939 Legnano 281 148
3. 1940 Legnano 1865 2
4. 1941 Legnano 1572 2
5. 1942 Legnano 659 18
6. 1945 Bianchi 124 158
7. 1946 Bianchi 2605 2
8. 1947 Bianchi 3156 2
9. 1948 Bianchi 2380 3
10. 1949 Bianchi - Ursus 4883 1
11. 1950 Bianchi - Ursus 1901 7
12. 1951 Bianchi - Pirelli 1705 7
13. 1952 Bianchi - Pirelli 3763 1
14. 1953 Bianchi - Pirelli 1840 8
15. 1954 Bianchi - Pirelli 2414 4
16. 1955 Bianchi - Pirelli 1676 11
17. 1956 Carpano - Coppi 399 124
18. 1957 Carpano - Coppi 94 333
19. 1958 Bianchi - Pirelli 324 165
20. 1959 Tricofilina - Coppi 263 185
Overall: 31914 12