Gianni Motta

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Gianni Motta
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Personal information
Full name Gianni Motta
Born (1943-03-13)March 13, 1943
Cassano d'Adda, Italy
Team information
Discipline Race
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1964–1968 Molteni
1969 Sanson
1970–1971 Salvarani
1972 Ferretti
1973 Zonca
1974 Magniflex
1976 G.B.C.
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1966)
Points Classification (1966)
5 individual stages

Stage Races

Tour de Romandie (1966, 1971)
Tour de Suisse (1967)

One-day races and Classics

Giro di Lombardia (1964)
Tre Valli Varesine (1965-1967, 1970)
Milano–Torino (1967)
Giro dell'Emilia (1968, 1969, 1971)
Infobox last updated on
May 28, 2011

Gianni Motta (born March 13, 1943) is an Italian former bicycle racer who won the 1966 Giro d'Italia .

Gianni Motta was born at Cassano d'Adda (Lombardy). His main victories include the Giro d'Italia (1966), a Giro di Lombardia (1964), a Tour de Suisse (1967) and two Tour de Romandie (1966, 1971).

Like many before him, he turned to manufacture and sales of bicycles after his racing career.

Major achievements[edit]

1964
Giro di Lombardia
1 stage in the Giro d'Italia
1 stage in the Tour de Romandie
Coppa Bernocchi
Trofeo Baracchi
1965
Tre Valli Varesine
1 stage in the Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1966
Giro d'Italia
Jersey pink.svg overall classification
Jersey violet.svg Maglia ciclamino
2 stage victories
Tour de Romandie (with 1 stage victory)
Giro di Romagna
Tre Valli Varesine
1 stage in the Paris–Luxembourg
1967
Tour de Suisse (with 2 stage victories)
Milano–Torino
1 stage in the Tour de Romandie
Tre Valli Varesine
1968
Giro dell'Appennino
Giro dell'Emilia
1 stage in the Tour de Romandie
1969
Giro dell'Emilia
1970
Giro dell'Appenino
Tre Valli Varesine
Giro dell'Umbria
1971
Tour de Romandie (with 2 stage victories)
Giro dell'Emilia
1 stage in the Tirreno–Adriatico
1972
1 stage in the Giro d'Italia
1973
1 stage in the Giro d'Italia
1974
1 stage in the Giro di Puglia

Grand Tours overall classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976
Pink jersey Giro 5 - 1 6 DSQ - - 20 WD 10 24 - WD
Yellow jersey Tour - 3 - - - - - WD - - - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - - - - - - - - - - - -

WD = Withdrew DSQ = Disqualified

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