Franco Giorgetti

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Franco Giorgetti
Cycling at the 1920 Summer Olympics, Italian team, team pursuit.jpg
Giorgetti at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Franco Giorgetti
Born (1902-10-13)13 October 1902
Bovisio-Masciago, Italy
Died 18 March 1983(1983-03-18) (aged 80)
Varese, Italy
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider

Franco Giorgetti (13 October 1902 – 18 March 1983) was an Italian racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling.

Giorgetti was born in Bovisio-Masciago. He won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp (with Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario and Primo Magnani).[1][2] Giorgetti also specialized in six-day racing. He won the prestigious Six Days of New York a record eight times, the first time in 1926 with Reggie McNamara. He died in Varese, aged 80.


  1. ^ "Franco Giorgetti Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-24. 
  2. ^ "1920 Summer Olympics – Antwerp, Belgium – Cycling" (Retrieved on 12 October 2008)

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