Giovanni Brunero

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Giovanni Brunero
Personal information
Full nameGiovanni Giuseppe Brunero
Born(1895-10-04)4 October 1895
San Maurizio Canavese, Italy
Died23 November 1934(1934-11-23) (aged 39)
Cirié, Italy
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1919–1927Legnano
1928Wolsit-Pirelli/Legnano
1929Legnano
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (1924)
Giro d'Italia
General classification (1921, 1922, 1926)
6 individual stages
(1921, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1927)

One-day races and Classics

Milan–San Remo (1922)
Giro di Lombardia (1923, 1924)

Giovanni Giuseppe Brunero (10 April 1895 in San Maurizio Canavese, Piedmont – 23 November 1934) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

Biography[edit]

Giovanni Brunero was born in San Maurizio Canavese. He became a professional in 1920, coming fifth in Milan–San Remo. In the same year he was Italian junior champion, second at the Giro di Lombardia and he won the Giro dell'Emilia, beating Gaetano Belloni and Costante Girardengo.

In the 1920s he was one the dominant racers in the Giro d'Italia, with victories in 1921, 1922 and 1926. His other victories include Milan–San Remo (1922) and two Giri di Lombardia (1923–1924).

He died in Cirié in 1934.

Major results[edit]

1919
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Amateur Road Championships
1920
1st Giro dell'Emilia
1921
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 7
1st Giro del Piemonte
1922
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 7 & 10
1st Milan–San Remo
1923
1st Giro di Lombardia
1st Giro della Romagna
1924
1st Giro di Lombardia
1st Stage 10 Tour de France
1925
3rd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 8
1926
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 8
1927
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 13

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