16th Giro di Lombardia 1920 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce,
CyclingRevealed Historian



French Superstar's Breakaway Victory

Frenchman Henri Pelissier's powerful Bianchi-Pirelli controlled the race. Pelissier broke away from the Italian favorites to score his 3rd Giro di Lombardia victory (1911 and 1913).

SPECIAL NOTE: Henri Pelissier became the first rider to win the Giro di Lombardia three time.

GdL November 9, 1920
241 Km, Milan-Milan

1. Henri PELISSIER (Fra) 8h23'00"

2. Giovanni Brunero (Ita) +1'20"

3. Gaetano Belloni (Ita)

Starters: 34
Finishers: 28
Average Speed: 28.819 km/h

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