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Giovanni Valetti

Giovanni Valetti
Personal information
Full nameGiovanni Valetti
Born(1913-09-22)22 September 1913
Vinovo, Italy
Died28 May 1998(1998-05-28) (aged 84)
Avigliana, Italy
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1935Individual
1936–1938Fréjus
1939Fréjus/France Sport-Wolber
1940Bianchi
1941Olmo/Olympia
1942–1943Olmo
1944Individual
1945Fréjus
1946–1948Individual
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
General classification (1938, 1939)
Mountains classification (1938)
7 individual stages (1937, 1938, 1939)

Stage races

Tour de Suisse (1938)

Giovanni Valetti (22 September 1913 – 28 May 1998) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist. The highlights of his career were his two overall wins in the 1938 and 1939 Giro d'Italia. He also won the 1938 Tour de Suisse.

Major results

1933
1st Overall Giro del Lazio
1st Stage 3
5th Overall Gran Piemonte
1936
5th Overall Giro d'Italia
1937
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 3
3rd Giro di Toscana
1938
1st Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Mountains classification
1st Stages 4a, 7a (ITT) & 15
1st Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stages 3 & 4
5th Grand Prix des Nations
1939
1st Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 6b (ITT), 13 (ITT) & 16
2nd Giro della Provincia Milano
1940
10th Giro di Lombardia
1941
8th Giro di Toscana
1942
10th Giro del Veneto
1943
3rd Giro della Provincia Milano

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 5 2 1 1 17
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF
A yellow jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References

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