Historic Overview Giovanni Rossi

Rider

Overall Rank3488
NameGiovanni ROSSI
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth07-May-1926 - Bidart-Fra (Aquitaine)
Date of death17-Sep-1983 - Ponte Tresa (Ticino)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Giovanni Rossi (7 May 1926 – 17 September 1983) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer. He was professional from 1949 to 1954 where he won two victories. In the only Tour de France that he participated, Rossi won the first stage and wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification for one stage after his win. His other victory was a stage win in the Tour de Suisse, also in 1951. He also finished second in another stage in that year’s Tour de France and came second in the 1951 Swiss road race championships behind 1950 Tour de France winner Ferdinand "Ferdi" Kübler.

He also competed in the individual and team road race events at the 1948 Summer Olympics.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de France - stages 1951 (1)

Seasons

Giovanni Rossi - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1948 Individual 7 740
2. 1949 Individual 6 837
3. 1950 Tigra 127 314
4. 1951 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 616 50
5. 1952 Fréjus 29 507
6. 1953 Tigra 0 1002
7. 1954 Tigra 126 250
8. 1958 Individual 23 654
Overall: 934 3488