1961 Giro d'Italia

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1961 Giro d'Italia
Race details
Dates 20 May - 11 June
Stages 21
Distance 4,001 km (2,486 mi)
Winning time 111h 25' 28" (35.964 km/h or 22.347 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Arnaldo Pambianco (ITA) (Fides)
Second  Jacques Anquetil (FRA) (Helyett)
Third  Antonio Suárez (ESP) (Faema)

Mountains  Vito Taccone (ITA) (Atala-Pirelli)
Team Faema
1960
1962

The 1961 Giro d'Italia of cycling was held from 20 May to 11 June 1961, consisting of 21 stages. This 44th edition was won by Arnaldo Pambianco.[1][2][3]

Teams[edit]

A total of 17 teams were invited to participate in the 1961 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 170 cyclists. Out of the 170 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 97 riders made it to the finish in Milan.

The 17 teams that took part in the race were:

  • Molteni
  • Philco
  • San Pellegrino
  • Torpado
  • VOV

Final classment[edit]

Cyclist Country Time
1 Arnaldo Pambianco  Italy 111 h 25' 28s
2 Jacques Anquetil  France + 3' 45s
3 Antonio Suárez  Spain + 4' 17s
4 Charly Gaul  Luxembourg + 4' 22s
5 Guido Carlesi  Italy + 8' 08s
6 Hans Junkermann  West Germany + 12' 25s
7 Rik Van Looy  Belgium + 12' 38s
8 Guillaume Van Tongerloo  Belgium + 14' 18s
9 Carlo Brugnami  Italy + 16' 05s
10 Nino Defilippis  Italy + 16' 23s

Maglia rosa holders[edit]

Cyclist Country Stages
Miguel Poblet  Spain 1st-6th
Antonio Suárez  Spain 7th
Guillaume Van Tongerloo  Belgium 8th-9th
Jacques Anquetil  France 10th-13th
Arnaldo Pambianco  Italy 14th-final

Other classifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ayer terminó en Milan el 44 Giro, con la brillante victoria del italiano Pambianco" [The 44th Giro ended in Milna, with the Brilliant Victory of Italian Pambianco] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 12 June 1961. p. 9. Archived from the original on 2013-06-30. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ http://archiviostorico.unita.it/cgi-bin/highlightPdf.cgi?t=ebook&file=/archivio/uni_1961_06/19610612_0003.pdf&query=
  3. ^ http://www.archiviolastampa.it/component/option,com_lastampa/task,search/mod,libera/action,viewer/Itemid,3/page,5/articleid,0080_02_1961_0139_0005_17641287/