1960 Giro d'Italia

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1960 Giro d'Italia
Race details
Dates 19 May - 9 June
Stages 21, including two split stages
Distance 3,481.2 km (2,163 mi)
Winning time 94h 03' 54" (37.006 km/h or 22.994 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Jacques Anquetil (FRA) (Helyett)
Second  Gastone Nencini (ITA) (Carpano)
Third  Charly Gaul (LUX) (Emi)

Mountains  Rik Van Looy (BEL) (Faema)
Team Ignis
1959
1961

The 1960 Giro d'Italia of cycling was held from 19 May to 9 June 1960, consisting of 21 stages. This 43rd edition was won by the French Jacques Anquetil.[1]

Teams[edit]

A total of 14 teams were invited to participate in the 1960 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 140 cyclists. Out of the 140 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 97 riders made it to the finish in Florence.[2]

The 14 teams that took part in the race were:

  • Saint-Raphael
  • Gazzoli-Fiorelli
  • Ghigi
  • Ignis
  • Legnano
  • Molteni
  • Philco
  • San Pellegrino
  • Torpado

Final standings[edit]

Stage results[edit]

Stage results[2]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner Race Leader
1 19 May Rome to Naples 212 km (132 mi) Plain stage  Dino Bruni (ITA)  Dino Bruni (ITA)
2 20 May Sorrento to Sorrento 25 km (16 mi) Individual time trial  Romeo Venturelli (ITA)  Romeo Venturelli (ITA)
3 21 May Sorrento to Campobasso 186 km (116 mi) Plain stage  Miguel Poblet (ESP)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
4 22 May Campobasso to Pescara 192 km (119 mi) Plain stage  Salvador Botella (ESP)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
5 23 May Pescara to Rieti 218 km (135 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Gastone Nencini (ITA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
6 24 May Terni to Rimini 230 km (143 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Pierino Baffi (ITA)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
7a 25 May Igea Marina 5 km (3 mi) Individual time trial  Miguel Poblet (ESP)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
7b Bellaria to Forlì 81 km (50 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Rik Van Looy (BEL)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
8 26 May Forlì to Livorno 206 km (128 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Rik Van Looy (BEL)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
9a 27 May Livorno to Carrara 93 km (58 mi) Plain stage  Emile Daems (BEL)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
9b Carrara to Cave di Carrara 2.2 km (1 mi) Individual time trial  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
 Miguel Poblet (ESP)
 Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
10 28 May Carrara to Sestri Levante 171 km (106 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Gastone Nencini (ITA)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
11 29 May Sestri Levante to Asti 180 km (112 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Rik Van Looy (BEL)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
12 30 May Asti to Cervinia 176 km (109 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Addo Kazianka (ITA)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
13 31 May Saint-Vincent to Milan 225 km (140 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Jean Stablinski (FRA)  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
1 June Rest day
14 2 June Seregno to Lecco 68 km (42 mi) Individual time trial  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
15 3 June Lecco to Verona 150 km (93 mi) Plain stage  André Darrigade (FRA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
16 4 June Verona to Treviso 110 km (68 mi) Plain stage  Roberto Falaschi (ITA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
17 5 June Treviso to Trieste 147 km (91 mi) Plain stage  Dino Bruni (ITA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
18 6 June Trieste to Belluno 240 km (149 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Seamus Elliott (IRL)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
19 7 June Belluno to Trento 110 km (68 mi) Plain stage  Emile Daems (BEL)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
20 8 June Trento to Bormio 229 km (142 mi) Stage with mountain(s)  Charly Gaul (LUX)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
21 9 June Bormio to Milan 225 km (140 mi) Plain stage  Arrigo Paduan (ITA)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
Total 3,481.2 km (2,163 mi)

General classification[edit]

Final general classification (1–10)[2][3]
Rank Name Team Time
1  Jacques Anquetil (FRA) Pink jersey Saint Raphaël 94h 03' 54"
2  Gastone Nencini (ITA) Carpano + 28"
3  Charly Gaul (LUX) Emi + 3' 51"
4  Imerio Massignan (ITA) Legnano + 4' 06"
5  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL) Ghigi + 5' 53"
6  Guido Carlesi (ITA) Philco + 6' 28"
7  Arnaldo Pambianco (ITA) Legnano + 8' 32"
8  Diego Ronchini (ITA) Bianchi + 9' 28"
9  Edouard Delberghe (FRA) Saint Raphaël + 12' 29"
10  Agostino Coletto (ITA) Ghigi + 13' 10"

Mountains classification[edit]

In the mountains classification, the Giro organizers selected different mountains that the route crossed and awarded points to the riders who crossed them first.

Final mountains classification (1–10)[2]
Rank Name Team Points
1  Rik van Looy (BEL) Faema 250
2  Imerio Massignan (ITA) Legnano 210
3  Gastone Nencini (ITA) Carpano 190
4  Michele Gismondi (ITA) Gazzola 180
5  Charly Gaul (LUX) Emi 160

Traguardi volanti classification[edit]

Final Traguardi volanti classification (1–9)[3]
Rank Name Team Points
1  Rino Benedetti (ITA) Ghigi 210
2  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL) Ghigi 1?0
3  Miguel Poblet (ESP) Ignis 120
 Rik van Looy (BEL) Faema
5  Giuseppe Sartore (ITA) Bianchi 100
 Alessandro Fantini (ITA) Gazzola
 Emile Daems (BEL) Philco
 Dini Liviero (ITA) Torpado
9  Aldo Kazianka (ITA) Emi 80
 Armando Pellegrini (ITA) Emi
 Pierino Baffi (ITA) Ignis
 Guido Boni (ITA) Ghigi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacques Anquetil, hizo frente al peligro de Nencini y fué el vencedor del Giro" [Jacques Anquetil, Faced Nencini's Danger and was the Winner of the Giro] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 10 June 1960. p. 6. Archived from the original on 2013-06-30. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Bill and Carol McGann. "1960 Giro d'Italia". Bike Race Info. Dog Ear Publishing. Archived from the original on 2013-06-30. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Meritato trionfo di Jacques Anquetil Gastone Nencini il suo degno rivale" [Deserved triumph of Jacques Anquetil Gastone Nencini his worthy rival] (PDF). l'Unità (in Italian) (PCI). 10 June 1960. p. 7. Archived from the original on 17 June 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2012.