Francesco Camusso

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Francesco Camusso
Francesco Camusso 1937.JPG
Personal information
Born (1908-03-09)9 March 1908
Cumiana, Italy
Died 23 June 1995(1995-06-23) (aged 87)
Turin, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
1929–1934 Gloria
1935–1936 Legnano
1937 Il Bertoldo
1938 Gloria
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General classification (1931)

Francesco Camusso (9 March 1908 – 23 June 1995) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

Camusso was born in Cumiana, Piedmont, and is ranked among the best Italian climbers ever. In his second year as professional, he won the 1931 Giro d'Italia. In the following year he won a stage at the Tour de France, finished third overall.

His other results include a second place in the 1934 Giro d'Italia and a fourth in the 1935 Tour de France.

He died at Turin in 1995.

Major results[edit]

1931
Giro d'Italia:
Jersey pink.svgWinner overall classification
Winner 1 stage
1932
Tour de France:
3rd overall
Winner stage 10
1934
2nd overall — Giro d'Italia
Tour de Suisse: 1st King of the Mountains, winner 1 stage
1935
Tour de France:
Winner Stage 7
1937
Tour de France:
4th overall
Winner Stage 13A

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