Historic Overview Franco Giorgetti
Franco Giorgetti (13 October 1902 – 18 March 1983) was an Italian racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling.
Giorgetti was born in Bovisio-Masciago. He won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp (with Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario and Primo Magnani). Giorgetti also specialized in six-day racing. He won the prestigious Six Days of New York a record eight times, the first time in 1926 with Reggie McNamara. He died in Varese, aged 80.