Antonio Bevilacqua

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Antonio Bevilacqua
Antonio Bevilacqua 1950.jpg
Antonio Bevilacqua in 1950
Personal information
Full name Antonio Bevilacqua
Born (1918-10-22)22 October 1918
Santa Maria di Sala, Italy
Died 29 March 1972(1972-03-29) (aged 53)
Mestre, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Pursuit

Antonio Bevilacqua (22 October 1918 – 29 March 1972) was an Italian professional road bicycle racer. He won the 1951 Paris–Roubaix.[1]

Major results[edit]

1940 – Lygie
1941 – Dop, Ferroviario Venezia
1st, GP di Duca degli Abruzzi
1st, GP Maresciello dell Aria
1st, Coppa del Littirio
1942 – Bianchi
2nd, Milan–San Remo
7th, Giro di Lombardia
1943 – Viscontea
MaillotItalia.svg Pursuit Champion
1944 – VC Bassano
1946 – Wilier Triestina
17th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 2 & 4
1947 – Lygie
1st, Stage 13, Giro d'Italia
2nd, silver medalist(s) World Pursuit Championship
1948 – Atala
1st, Stage 7, Giro d'Italia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) World Pursuit Championship
33rd, Tour de France
1949 – Atala
MaillotItalia.svg Pursuit Champion
40th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stage 18
1950 – Wilier Triestina
World Pursuit Champion
MaillotItalia.svg Road Race Champion
MaillotItalia.svg Pursuit Champion
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
1st, Milano-Vicenza
1st, Trofeo Baracchi (with Fiorenzo Magni)
2nd, Giro di Lombardia
29th, Giro d'Italia
1951 – Benotto-Ursus
World Pursuit Champion
MaillotItalia.svg Pursuit Champion
1st, Paris–Roubaix
1st, Giro del Veneto
3rd, bronze medalist(s) World Road Race Championship
3rd, National Road Race Championship
26th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 2 & 20
1952 – Benotto
1st, Milano–Vignola
2nd, silver medalist(s) World Road Race Championship
10th, World Road Race Championship
69th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 3 & 20
1953 – Benotto
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
3rd, bronze medalist(s) World Road Race Championship
1954 – Doniselli-Lansetina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "49th Paris – Roubaix, 1951". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Fausto Coppi
World Pursuit Champion
1950–1951
Succeeded by
Sidney Patterson