Pino Cerami

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Pino Cerami
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Cerami
Nickname Pino
Born (1922-04-28) 28 April 1922 (age 91)
 Belgium
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
Professional team(s)
1946-1947
1948
1949-1954
1955-1956
1957
1958
1959-1962
1963
Independent
Metropole-Dunlop
Peugeot-Dunlop
Elvé-Peugeot
Peugeot-BP
Elvé-Peugeot-Marvan
Peugeot-BP-Dunlop
Peugeot-BP
Major wins
Tour de France, 1 stage (1963)
Tour of Belgium (1957)
Paris–Roubaix (1960)
La Flèche Wallonne (1960)
Paris–Brussels (1961)
Infobox last updated on
25 June 2009

Giuseppe 'Pino' Cerami (born 28 April 1922 in Misterbianco, Sicily, Italy) is a former Belgian road bicycle racer. He joined the professional peloton in 1946 as an independent. He was naturalised as a Belgian on 16 March 1956.

Cerami won the 1960 Paris–Roubaix Classic with Tino Sabbadini of France second and Miguel Poblet of Spain in third place. Cerami also won La Flèche Wallonne Classic in 1960. Cerami was 3rd in the 1960 World Championship Road Race behind Rik Van Looy of Belgium and Frenchman André Darrigade. At the 1963 Tour de France, Cerami won the 9th stage at 41 years old; Cerami is the oldest Tour de France stage winner ever.[1]

Since 1964 the GP Pino Cerami professional cycling race has taken place every year in Belgium.

Major wins[edit]

1951
3rd stage Tour of Belgium
5th stage Tour of Belgium
1954
12th stage Tour of Europe
13th stage Tour of Europe
1957
1st stage Tour of Belgium
General Classification - Tour of Belgium
1958
2nd stage Tour de Picardie
1959
3rd stage Tour de Luxembourg
1960
Paris–Roubaix
Flèche Wallonne
1961
Paris–Brussels
Brabantse Pijl
1963
9th stage Tour de France

Tour de France[edit]

  • 1949 - did not finish
  • 1957 - 35th
  • 1958 - did not finish
  • 1962 - 81st
  • 1963 - did not finish; winner 9th stage

External references[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oudste ritwinnaar en leider per grote ronde" (in Dutch). Cyclingbase. Retrieved 31 August 2013.