1962 Giro d'Italia

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1962 Giro d'Italia
Race details
Dates 19 May - 9 June
Stages 21
Distance 4,180 km (2,597 mi)
Winning time 123h 06' 03" (33.995 km/h or 21.124 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Franco Balmamion (ITA) (Carpano)
Second  Imerio Massignan (ITA) (Legnano)
Third  Nino Defilippis (ITA) (Carpano)

Mountains  Angelino Soler (ESP) (Funcor-Munguia)
Team Faema
1961
1963

The 1962 Giro d'Italia of cycling, 45th edition of the Corsa Rosa, was held from 19 May to 9 June 1962. It consisted of 21 stages and was won by Franco Balmamion. The 1962 Giro d'Italia did not have any time trials, and was designed to visit many tourist attractions.[1][2][3][4]

Teams[edit]

A total of 13 teams were invited to participate in the 1962 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 130 cyclists. Out of the 100 riders that started this edition of the Giro d'Italia, a total of 47 riders made it to the finish in Milan.

The 13 teams that took part in the race were:

  • Ignis
  • Atala
  • Carpano
  • Ferrys
  • Gazzola
  • Philco
  • San Pellegrino
  • Torpado
  • Faema

Final classification[edit]

General classification[1]
Cyclist Time
1  Franco Balmamion (ITA) 123h 07' 03s
2  Imerio Massignan (ITA) + 3' 57s
3  Nino Defilippis (ITA) + 5' 02s
4  Vito Taccone (ITA) + 5' 21s
5  Vittorio Adorni (ITA) + 7' 11s
6  José Pérez Francés (ESP) + 7' 29s
7  Ercole Baldini (ITA) + 7' 54s
8  Graziano Battistini (ITA) + 8' 05s
9  Guido Carlesi (ITA) + 14' 22s
10  Armand Desmet (BEL) + 15' 55s

Leaders of the general classification[edit]

Cyclist Stages
 Dino Liviero (ITA) 1st
 Graziano Battistini (ITA) 2nd, 14th-16th
 Antonio Suárez (ESP) 3rd-5th
 Vincenzo Meco (ITA) 6th
 Armand Desmet (BEL) 7th-13th
 Franco Balmamion (ITA) 17th-final

Other classifications[edit]

References[edit]