Historic Overview Maurice Brocco

Rider

Overall Rank1819
NameMaurice BROCCO
Country
  France
Date of birth28-Jan-1883 - Fismes (Champagne Ardenne)
Date of death26-Jun-1965 - Murs Erigné (Pays de la Loire)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Maurice Brocco - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1908 Peugeot 191 51
2. 1910 Legnano 258 44
3. 1911 Alcyon 545 36
4. 1912 Alcyon 302 56
5. 1913 Alcyon 313 56
6. 1914 Gladiator 599 30
7. 1919 La Francaise 31 160
8. 1920 Individual 31 189
9. 1923 Individual 27 296
Overall: 2297 1819

Biography

Maurice Brocco (28 January 1883, in Fismes – 26 June 1965, in Erigné) was a French professional road bicycle racer between 1906 and 1927. He was born into a family of Swiss-Italian immigrants. In 1911 he won a stage in the Tour de France. He participated six times in the Tour de France, but finished the race only once. In his later career he was successful in six-day races.

In the 1911 Tour de France, Brocco did not finish the ninth stage. Brocco then profited from a rule that allowed riders who did not finish a stage to continue racing, without competing for the general classification. The next stage was won by Brocco. Brocco was the only cyclist to profit from that rule, as it was abolished afterwards. He would eventually be disqualified and lost his stagewin.

source - Wikipedia