Vasco Bergamaschi

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Vasco Bergamaschi
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Personal information
Full name Vasco Bergamaschi
Nickname il fornaio volante
Born (1909-09-29)29 September 1909
San Giacomo delle Segnate, Italy
Died 24 September 1979(1979-09-24) (aged 69)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1930 Individual
1932–1936 Maino
1937–1941 Bianchi
1942–1943 Milizia Contraerea Roma
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General classification (1935)

Vasco Bergamaschi (29 September 1909 – 24 September 1979) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.


Born in San Giacomo delle Segnate, Lombardy, Bergamaschi turned professional in 1930. The highlight of his career was his overall win in the 1935 Giro d'Italia, thanks to the collaboration of his teammate Learco Guerra. His other victories include a Giro del Veneto (1935), a Milano-Modena (1940), another stage in the 1939 Giro d'Italia and a stage in the 1935 Tour de France.

He later worked as manager for the Torpado team.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Coppa del Re
Tour de Hongrie
Giro del Veneto
Tour de France:
Winner stage 13A
Giro d'Italia:
Jersey pink.svg Winner overall classification
Winner stages 1 and 11
Coppa Buttafuocchi Revere
Novi Ligure
Coppa Federale Pisa
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 1
Milano – Modena

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 36 DNF DNF 1 8 18 23 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 39 DNF DNF 33
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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