Francesco Camusso

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Francesco Camusso
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Personal information
Full name Francesco Camusso
Born (1908-03-09)March 9, 1908
Cumiana, Italy
Died June 23, 1995(1995-06-23) (aged 87)
Turin, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
1929–1934
1935–1936
1937
1938
Gloria
Legnano
Il Bertoldo
Gloria
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1931)
Infobox last updated on
20 June 2008

Francesco Camusso (March 9, 1908 - June 23, 1995) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

Camusso was born in Cumiana, Piedmont, and is ranked among the best Italian climbers ever. In his second year as professional, he won the 1931 Giro d'Italia. In the following year he won a stage at the Tour de France, finished third overall.

His other results include a second place in the 1934 Giro d'Italia and a fourth in the 1935 Tour de France.

He died at Turin in 1995.

Palmares[edit]

1931
Giro d'Italia:
Jersey pink.svgWinner overall classification
Winner 1 stage
1932
Tour de France:
3rd overall
Winner stage 10
1934
2nd overall — Giro d'Italia
Tour de Suisse: 1st King of the Mountains, winner 1 stage
1935
Tour de France:
Winner Stage 7
1937
Tour de France:
4th overall
Winner Stage 13A

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