Giovanni Micheletto

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Giovanni Micheletto
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Micheletto
Nickname The Sacile Count
Born (1889-01-22)22 January 1889
Sacile, Italy
Died 29 September 1958(1958-09-29) (aged 69)
Sacile, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1912)
Infobox last updated on
9 June 2008

Giovanni Micheletto (Sacile, 21 January 1889 — Sacile, 29 September 1958) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist, nicknamed by fans "The Sacile Count" (from his native town in the province of Pordenone) and "Nanè". The highlight of his career was his overall win in the 1912 Giro d'Italia. He was also the first Italian cyclist to win a race in France, Paris-Menin in 1913.


Giro di Lombardia
Giro di Romagna-Toscana
Giro d'Italia:
Jersey pink.svg Winner overall classification (with Team Atala)
Winner stages 1 and 8
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
Wearing yellow jersey for one day

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Carlo Galetti
Winner of the Giro d'Italia with Team Atala: Carlo Galetti, and Eberardo Pavesi
Succeeded by
Carlo Oriani