Leo Amberg

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Leo Amberg
Personal information
Full name Leo Amberg
Born (1912-03-23)March 23, 1912
Ballwil, Switzerland
Died September 18, 1999(1999-09-18) (aged 87)
Oberriet, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Two stages Tour de France
Two stages Giro d'Italia
Infobox last updated on
June 20, 2008

Leo Amberg (Ballwil, March 23, 1912 – Oberriet, 18 September 1999) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer. He is most known for his bronze medal in the 1938 Road World Championships.

Palmares[edit]

1934
Tour du Canton de Genève
1935
Nice-Saint Tropez
Winner Stage 1
1936
Tour de France:
8th place overall classification
1937
  Switzerland Road Race Champion
Züri-Metzgete
Tour de Suisse:
2nd place overall classification
Winner Stages 1, 2 & 6
Tour de France:
3rd place overall classification
Winner Stages 5c & 19b
Giro d'Italia:
13th place, overall classification
1938
  Switzerland Road Race Champion
3rd World Road Race Championship
Giro d'Italia
32nd place overall classification
Winner Stage 18a
1939
Winner stage 16, Deutschland Tour
1946
Winner Stage 2, Circuit des Alpes

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Werner Buchwalder
Winner of the Züri-Metzgete
1937
Succeeded by
Hans Martin