7th Giro di Lombardia 1911 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian



Talented Young Frenchman at Lombardia

The Giro di Lombardia was held on November 5, 1911.The race started in Milan and finished in the Township of Sesto San Giovanni (a suburb of Milan).

A talented young Frenchman Henri Pelissier rode prominently in a 14 rider breakaway. Using his superior finishing speed, Pelissier sprinted past defending Lombardia champion Giovanni Micheletto to gain the 1911 Giro di Lombardia victory.

SPECIAL NOTE: 1911 Lombardia winner Henri Pelissier completed a difficult "Italian" double by winning the 1912 Milan-San Remo.

GdL November 2, 1911
232 Km, Milan-Milan (Sesto San Giovanni)

1. Henri PELISSIER (Fra) 7h34'30"

2. Giovanni Micheletto (Ita)
3. Cyriel Van Hauwaert (Bel)
Starters: 74
Finishers: 50
Average Speed: 30.627 km/h


Lomb 1910

Lomb 1912

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