Fausto Coppi

Fausto Coppi

Grand Tours

Tour de France
General Classification (1949, 1952)
Mountain Classification (1949, 1952)
9 Stages (1949-1952)
Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953)
Mountain Classification (1948, 1949, 1954)
22 Stages (1940–1955)

Single-Day Races and Classics

Road Race World Championship (1953)
Milan – San Remo (1946, 1948, 1949)
Paris–Roubaix (1950)
Giro di Lombardia (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1954)
La Flèche Wallonne (1950)
Grand Prix des Nations (1946, 1947)
Italian Road Race Championship (1942, 1945, 1949, 1955)
Giro dell'Emilia (1941, 1947, 1948)
Giro di Romagna (1946, 1947, 1949)
Giro del Veneto (1941, 1947, 1949)
Tre Valli Varesine (1941, 1948, 1955)
Hour record Medal record
Competitor for Italy
Road bicycle racing
World Championships
Gold 1953 Lugano Road race
Bronze 1949 Copenhagen Road race
Track cycling
World Championships
Gold 1947 Paris Individual pursuit
Gold 1949 Copenhagen Individual pursuit

Angelo Fausto Coppi, (; 15 September 1919 – 2 January 1960), was the dominant international cyclist of the years each side of the Second World War. His successes earned him the title Il Campionissimo, or champion of champions. He was an all-round racing cyclist: he excelled in both climbing and time trialing, and was also a great sprinter. He won the Giro d'Italia five times (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953), the Tour de France twice (1949 and 1952), and the World Championship in 1953. Other notable results include winning the Giro di Lombardia five times, the Milan – San Remo three times, as well as wins at Paris–Roubaix and La Flèche Wallonne and setting the hour record (45.798 km) in 1942.

Read more about Fausto Coppi:  Background, Career, Hour Record, Rivalry With Bartali, Prisoner of War, Drugs, Broken Bones, The Woman in White, Decline, Death, Legacy, Media Portrayal, Major Results By Year

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