11th Giro di Lombardia 1915 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian



World War 1 Comes to Italy but Lombardia Goes on in 1915

The Giro di Lombardia was held on November 7, 1915. The 232 km race started in Milan and finished in the Villa Torretta section of Milan.

Gaetano Belloni out sprinted breakaway companion Paride Ferrari (Ita) for the 1915 Lombardia victory.

SPECIAL NOTE: 1915 was the first of three Lombardia victories for Gaetano Belloni (1915, 1918, and 1928).

GdL November 7, 1915
232 Km, Milan-Milan (Villa Torretta)

1. Gaetano BELLONI (Ita) 6h42'24"

2. Paride Ferrari (Ita)
3. Gaetano Garavaglia (Ita) +2'56"
Starters: 117
Finishers: 55
Average Speed: 28.330 km/h


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