Historic Overview Franco Giorgetti


Overall Rank7593
Date of birth13-Oct-1902 - Varese (Lombardia)
Date of death18-Mar-1983 - Bovisio Masciago (Lombardia)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking


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 motor-paced racing. He was the American motor-paced champion in 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, and 1934 and won the Italian championship in 1933 and 1941. He was a top six-day racer as well. He won the prestigious Six Days of New York a record eight times, the first time in 1926 with Reggie McNamara. He returned to Italy before World War II and died in Varese, aged 80.

source - Wikipedia


Major Victories

Tour du Lac Léman 1921
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Franco Giorgetti - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1920 Individual 27 314
2. 1921 Legnano - Pirelli 150 134
3. 1922 Legnano - Pirelli 161 126
Overall: 338 7593