Historic Overview Fausto Coppi

Rider

Overall Rank15
NameFausto COPPI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth15-Sep-1919 - Castellania (Piemonte)
Date of death02-Jan-1960 - Tortona (Piemonte)
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Fausto Coppi - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1938 Dopolavoro 10 582
2. 1939 Legnano 94 275
3. 1940 Legnano 1691 2
4. 1941 Legnano 1041 6
5. 1942 Legnano 445 27
6. 1945 Bianchi 124 151
7. 1946 Bianchi 2486 2
8. 1947 Bianchi 2917 2
9. 1948 Bianchi 2238 3
10. 1949 Bianchi 4680 1
11. 1950 Bianchi - Ursus 1501 9
12. 1951 Bianchi 1708 7
13. 1952 Bianchi - Pirelli 3775 1
14. 1953 Bianchi 1870 7
15. 1954 Bianchi 2078 6
16. 1955 Bianchi 1188 22
17. 1956 Carpano - Coppi 421 102
18. 1957 Carpano 95 312
19. 1958 Bianchi - Pirelli 205 216
20. 1959 Tricofilina - Coppi 165 227
Overall: 28732 15

Biography

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