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25th Giro di Lombardia 1929 (Italy)

 
   
 

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

 

 

Fossati's Great Ride

Italian Pietro Fossati finished 3rd in the 1928 Giro di Lombardia. On a brilliant fall day in 1929 Fossati complete his unfinished business with a sterling victory in the “Race of the Falling Leaves”.

 

GdL October 26, 1929
238 Km, Milan-Milan

1. Pietro FOSSATI (Ita) 8h13'10"

2. Adriano Zanaga (Ita)

3. Raffaele Di Paco (Ita)

Starters: 72
Finishers: 45
Average Speed: 28.955 km/h

 

 

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