Giovanni Rossi

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Giovanni Rossi
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Rossi
Born (1926-05-07)7 May 1926
Bidart, France
Died 17 September 1983(1983-09-17) (aged 57)
Ponte Tresa, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
Major wins
One stage Tour de France
One stage Tour de Suisse
Infobox last updated on
16 July 2014

Giovanni Rossi (7 May 1926 – 17 September 1983) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer. He was professional from 1949 to 1954 where he won two victories. In the only Tour de France that he participated, Rossi won the first stage and wore the maillot jaune for one stage after his win. His other victory was a stage win in the Tour de Suisse, also in 1951. He also finished second in another stage in that year’s Tour de France and came second in the 1951 Swiss road race championships behind 1950 Tour de France winner Ferdinand "Ferdi" Kübler.

He also competed in the individual and team road race events at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[1]


Circuit de la Côte d'Or
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
Tour de Suisse: one stage


  1. ^ "Giovanni Rossi Olympic Results". Retrieved 16 July 2014. 

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