1960 Giro d'Italia
|Dates||19 May - 9 June|
|Stages||21, including two split stages|
|Distance||3,481.2 km (2,163 mi)|
|Winning time||94h 03' 54" (37.006 km/h or 22.994 mph)|
|Winner||Jacques Anquetil (FRA)||(Helyett)|
|Second||Gastone Nencini (ITA)||(Carpano)|
|Third||Charly Gaul (LUX)||(Emi)|
|Mountains||Rik Van Looy (BEL)||(Faema)|
The 1960 Giro d'Italia was the 43rd running of the Giro d'Italia, one of cycling's Grand Tour races. The Giro started in Rome, on 19 May, with a 215 km (133.6 mi) stage and concluded in Milan, on 9 June, with a 225 km (139.8 mi) leg. A total of 140 riders from 14 teams entered the 21-stage race, which was won by Frenchman Jacques Anquetil of the Helyett team. The second and third places were taken by Italian Gastone Nencini and Luxembourgian Charly Gaul, respectively.
Fourteen teams were invited by the race organizers to participate in the 1960 edition of the Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of ten riders, which meant that the race started with a peloton of 140 cyclists. From the riders that began the race, 97 made it to the finish in Florence.
The teams entering the race were:
Route and stages
|1||19 May||Rome to Naples||212 km (132 mi)||Plain stage||Dino Bruni (ITA)|
|2||20 May||Sorrento to Sorrento||25 km (16 mi)||Individual time trial||Romeo Venturelli (ITA)|
|3||21 May||Sorrento to Campobasso||186 km (116 mi)||Plain stage||Miguel Poblet (ESP)|
|4||22 May||Campobasso to Pescara||192 km (119 mi)||Plain stage||Salvador Botella (ESP)|
|5||23 May||Pescara to Rieti||218 km (135 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Gastone Nencini (ITA)|
|6||24 May||Terni to Rimini||230 km (143 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Pierino Baffi (ITA)|
|7a||25 May||Igea Marina||5 km (3 mi)||Individual time trial||Miguel Poblet (ESP)|
|7b||Bellaria to Forlì||81 km (50 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Rik Van Looy (BEL)|
|8||26 May||Forlì to Livorno||206 km (128 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Rik Van Looy (BEL)|
|9a||27 May||Livorno to Carrara||93 km (58 mi)||Plain stage||Emile Daems (BEL)|
|9b||Carrara to Cave di Carrara||2.2 km (1 mi)||Individual time trial|| Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
Miguel Poblet (ESP)
|10||28 May||Carrara to Sestri Levante||171 km (106 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Gastone Nencini (ITA)|
|11||29 May||Sestri Levante to Asti||180 km (112 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Rik Van Looy (BEL)|
|12||30 May||Asti to Cervinia||176 km (109 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Addo Kazianka (ITA)|
|13||31 May||Saint-Vincent to Milan||225 km (140 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Jean Stablinski (FRA)|
|1 June||Rest day|
|14||2 June||Seregno to Lecco||68 km (42 mi)||Individual time trial||Jacques Anquetil (FRA)|
|15||3 June||Lecco to Verona||150 km (93 mi)||Plain stage||André Darrigade (FRA)|
|16||4 June||Verona to Treviso||110 km (68 mi)||Plain stage||Roberto Falaschi (ITA)|
|17||5 June||Treviso to Trieste||147 km (91 mi)||Plain stage||Dino Bruni (ITA)|
|18||6 June||Trieste to Belluno||240 km (149 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Seamus Elliott (IRL)|
|19||7 June||Belluno to Trento||110 km (68 mi)||Plain stage||Emile Daems (BEL)|
|20||8 June||Trento to Bormio||229 km (142 mi)||Stage with mountain(s)||Charly Gaul (LUX)|
|21||9 June||Bormio to Milan||225 km (140 mi)||Plain stage||Arrigo Paduan (ITA)|
|Total||3,481.2 km (2,163 mi)|
One jersey was worn during the 1960 Giro d'Italia. The leader of the general classification – calculated by adding the stage finish times of each rider – wore a pink jersey. This classification is the most important of the race, and its winner is considered as the winner of the Giro.
The mountains classification leader. The climbs were ranked in first and second categories. In this ranking, points were won by reaching the summit of a climb ahead of other cyclists. There were three categories of mountains. The first category awarded 80, 60, 40, 30, and 20 points, while the second distributed 60, 40, and 20 points. Although no jersey was awarded, there was also one classification for the teams, in which the teams were awarded points for their rider's performance during the stages.
||Mountains classification||Team classification|
|1||Dino Bruni||Dino Bruni||not awarded||Ignis|
|2||Romeo Venturelli||Romeo Venturelli|
|3||Miguel Poblet||Jacques Anquetil|
|5||Gastone Nencini||Charly Gaul|
|6||Pierino Baffi||Jos Hoevenaers|
|7b||Rik Van Looy||Gastone Nencini|
|8||Rik Van Looy|
|9b||Jacques Anquetil & Miguel Poblet||Gastone Nencini & Charly Gaul|
|10||Gastone Nencini||Michele Gismondi|
|11||Rik Van Looy|
|14||Jacques Anquetil||Jacques Anquetil|
|20||Charly Gaul||Rik Van Looy|
|Final||Jacques Anquetil||Rik Van Looy||Ignis|
|Denotes the winner of the General classification|
|1||Jacques Anquetil (FRA)||Saint Raphaël||94h 03' 54"|
|2||Gastone Nencini (ITA)||Carpano||+ 28"|
|3||Charly Gaul (LUX)||Emi||+ 3' 51"|
|4||Imerio Massignan (ITA)||Legnano||+ 4' 06"|
|5||Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)||Ghigi||+ 5' 53"|
|6||Guido Carlesi (ITA)||Philco||+ 6' 28"|
|7||Arnaldo Pambianco (ITA)||Legnano||+ 8' 32"|
|8||Diego Ronchini (ITA)||Bianchi||+ 9' 28"|
|9||Edouard Delberghe (FRA)||Saint Raphaël||+ 12' 29"|
|10||Agostino Coletto (ITA)||Ghigi||+ 13' 10"|
|1||Rik van Looy (BEL)||Faema||250|
|2||Imerio Massignan (ITA)||Legnano||210|
|3||Gastone Nencini (ITA)||Carpano||190|
|4||Michele Gismondi (ITA)||Gazzola||180|
|5||Charly Gaul (LUX)||Emi||160|
|6||Jean Stablinski (FRA)||Fynsec||140|
|Aldo Kazianka (ITA)||Emi|
|8||Jacques Anquetil (FRA)||Saint Raphaël||130|
|9||Aurelio Cestari (ITA)||Ignis||120|
|Graziano Battistini (ITA)||Legnano|
Traguardi volanti classification
|1||Rino Benedetti (ITA)||Ghigi||240|
|2||Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)||Ghigi||140|
|3||Miguel Poblet (ESP)||Ignis||120|
|Rik van Looy (BEL)||Faema|
|5||Giuseppe Sartore (ITA)||Bianchi||100|
|Alessandro Fantini (ITA)||Gazzola|
|Emile Daems (BEL)||Philco|
|Dini Liviero (ITA)||Torpado|
|9||Aldo Kazianka (ITA)||Emi||80|
|Armando Pellegrini (ITA)||Emi|
|Pierino Baffi (ITA)||Ignis|
|Guido Boni (ITA)||Ghigi|
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