Leo Amberg

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Leo Amberg
Personal information
Full name Leo Amberg
Born (1912-03-23)23 March 1912
Ballwil, Switzerland
Died 18 September 1999(1999-09-18) (aged 87)
Oberriet, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Two stages Tour de France
Two stages Giro d'Italia

Leo Amberg (23 March 1912 – 18 September 1999) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer. He is most known for his bronze medal in the 1938 UCI Road World Championships. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1937 and 1938.[1] He also rode in the 1947 Tour de France.[2]

Major results[edit]

Tour du Canton de Genève
Nice-Saint Tropez
Winner Stage 1
Tour de France:
8th place overall classification
  Switzerland Road Race Champion
Tour de Suisse:
2nd place overall classification
Winner Stages 1, 2 & 6
Tour de France:
3rd place overall classification
Winner Stages 5c & 19b
Giro d'Italia:
13th place, overall classification
  Switzerland Road Race Champion
3rd, bronze medalist(s) World Road Race Championship
Giro d'Italia
32nd place overall classification
Winner Stage 18a
Winner stage 16, Deutschland Tour
Winner Stage 2, Circuit des Alpes


  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "34ème Tour de France 1947" (in French). Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 1 March 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Werner Buchwalder
Winner of the Züri-Metzgete
Succeeded by
Hans Martin