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45th Giro d'Italia 1962 (Italy)

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 

Balmamion's Giro Victory with NO Stage Wins

With no stage wins Franco Balmamion used consistently strong finishes to gain enough time to win the Giro d'Italia in 1962.

SPECIAL NOTE: There were no individual time trials in 1962.

SPECIAL NOTE: The organizers in 1962 designed a race course to include very high number of tourist locations.

Stage and Distance

Stage Winner

Race Leader

Stage 1 Milan-Tabiano Bagni, 185 km

Dino Liviero (Ita)

Dino Liviero (Ita)

Stage 2 Salso Maggiore-Sestri Levante, 158 km

Graziano Battistini (Ita)

Graziano Battistini (Ita)

Stage 3 Sestri Levante-Panicogliara, 225 km

Angelino Soler (Spa)

Antonio Suarez (Spa)

Stage 4 Montecatini-Perugia, 248 km

Antonio Bailetti (Ita)

Antonio Suarez (Spa)

Stage 5 Perugia-Rieti, 258 km

Joseph Carrara (Fra)

Antonio Suarez (Spa)

Stage 6 Rieti-Fiuggi, 193 km

Willy Schroeders (Bel)

Vincenzo Meco (Ita)

Stage 7 Avellino-Monte Vergine, 224 km

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 8 Avellino-Foggia, 110 km

Huub Zilverberg (Ned)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 9 Foggia-Chieti, 205 km

Rik Van Looy (Bel)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 10 Chieti-Fano, 218 km

Giuseppe Tonucci (Ita)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 11 Fano-Castrocaro Terme, 170 km

Rik Van Looy (Bel)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 12 Forli-Lignano Sabbiadoro, 298 km

Bruno Mealli (Ita)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 13 Lignano Sabbadioro-Belluno, 173 km

Guido Carlesi (Ita)

Armand Desmet (Bel)

Stage 14 Belluno-Passo Rolle, 160 km

Vincenzo Meco (Ita)

Graziano Battistini (Ita)

Stage 15 Moena-Aprica, 215 km

Vittorio Adorni (Ita)

Graziano Battistini (Ita)

Stage 16 Aprica-Pian dei Resinelli, 123 km

Angelino Soler (Spa)

Graziano Battistini (Ita)

Stage 17 Lecco-Casale Monferrato, 194 km

Armando Pellegrini (Ita)

Franco Balmamion (Ita)

Stage 18 Csl Monferrato-Frbsa Sprana, 232 km

Angelino Soler (Spa)

Franco Balmamion (Ita)

Stage 19 Frabosa Soprana-St Vincent Aoste, 193 km

Giuseppe Sartore (Ita)

Franco Balmamion (Ita)

Stage 20 Le Balconate-Valdostane, 238 km

Alberto Assirelli (Ita)

Franco Balmamion (Ita)

Stage 21 Saint Vincent d'Aoste- Milan , 160 km

Guido Carlesi (Ita)

Franco Balmamion (Ita)

Mountain Classification

Angelino Soler (Spa)



GdI May 19 - June 9, 1962

4,180 Km

1. Franco BALMAMION (Ita) 123h07'03"

2. Imerio Massignan (Ita) +3'57"
3. Nino Defilippis (Ita) +5'02"
Starters: 130

Finishers: 47

Average Speed: 33.955 km/h

 

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