Historic Overview Giovanni Rossi

Rider

Overall Rank3363
NameGiovanni ROSSI
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth07-May-1926 - Bidart-Fra (Aquitaine)
Date of death17-Sep-1983 - Ponte Tresa (Ticino)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Giovanni Rossi - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1948 Individual 7 723
2. 1949 Individual 6 812
3. 1950 Tigra 124 297
4. 1951 Tigra 616 45
5. 1952 Tigra 30 479
6. 1953 Tigra 0 963
7. 1954 Tigra 124 242
8. 1958 Individual 22 642
Overall: 929 3363

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 maillot jaune 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