33rd Giro d'Italia 1950 (Italy)

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 

First Foreign Winner of the Giro

History was made at the 1950 Giro d'Italia, when Hugo Koblet (Sui) became the first foreign winner. Koblet broke away with Gino Bartali on stage 6 from Torino to Lugano and soloed for the stage win. Two stages later he took the Maglia Rosa and cruised into Milan for the Giro victory. Koblet completed his domination winning the Green Mountain Jersey.

Stage and Distance

Stage Winner

Race Leader

Stage 1 Milan-Salsomaggiore, 225 km

Oreste Conte (Ita)

Oreste Conte (Ita)

Stage 2 Salsomaggiore-Firenze, 245 km

Alfredo Martini (Ita)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 3 Firenze-Livorno, 148 km

Olimpio Bizzi (Ita)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 4 Livorno-Genova, 216 km

Ant. Bevilacqua (Ita)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 5 Genova-Torino, 245 km

Franco Franchi (Ita)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 6 Torino-Locarno, 220 km

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 7 Locarno-Brescia, 293 km

Luciano Maggini (Ita)

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Stage 8 Brescia-Vicenza, 214 km

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Alfredo Martini (Ita)

Stage 9 Vicenza-Bolzano, 272 km

Gino Bartali (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 10 Bolzano-Milan, 294 km

Mario Fazio (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 11 Milan-Ferrara, 251 km

Adolfo Leoni (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 12 Ferrara-Rimini, 144 km

Antonio Bevilacqua (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 13 Rimini-Arezzo, 244 km

Luciano Maggini (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 14 Arezzo-Perugia, 185 km

Fritz Schaer (Sui)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 15 Perugia-L'Aquila, 185 km

Giancarlo Astrua (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 16 L'Aquila-Campobasso, 203 km

Fiorenzo Magni (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 17 Campobasso-Napoli, 167 km

Annibale Brasola (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Stage 18 Napoli-Rome, 230 km

Oreste Conte (Ita)

Hugo Koblet (Sui)

Mountain Jersey

* Hugo Koblet (Sui)

 

GdI May 24 - June 13, 1950

3,981 Km

1. Hugo KOBLET (Sui) 117h28'03"

2. Gino Bartali (Ita) +23'47"
3. Alfredo Martini (Ita) +8'41"
Starters: 105

Finishers: 75

Average Speed: 33.816 km/h

 

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