Luigi Marchisio

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Luigi Marchisio
Luigi Marchisio 1932.JPG
Personal information
Full name Luigi Marchisio
Born (1909-04-26)26 April 1909
Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy
Died 3 July 1992(1992-07-03) (aged 83)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1929–1931
1932
1933
1934–1936
Legnano
Bianchi
Olympia
Individual
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1930)
Infobox last updated on
16 May 2011

Luigi Marchisio (26 April 1909 – 3 July 1992) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

Marchisio was born at Castelnuovo, Piedmont. The highlight of his career was his overall win in the 1930 Giro d'Italia, the youngest victor ever at the time (he was beat only by Fausto Coppi's victory in 1940). Marchisio was also 3rd in the 1931 Giro d'Italia, but subsequently he failed to achieve any result of note. He retired in 1936.

Marchisio died in 1992.