41st Giro di Lombardia 1947 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian



Fausto Coppi's Second Lombardia Victory

The 41st edition of the Giro di Lombardia was held on October 26, 1947.

Defending champion Fausto Coppi user the climb of the Colle del Ghisallo as a launching pad and rode away from arch-rival Gino Bartali. In Milan Coppi crossed the finish line for his second Lombardia victory.

GdL October 26, 1947
222 Km, Milan-Milan (Vigorelli Velodrome)

1. Fausto COPPI (Ita) 6h15'55"

2. Gino Bartali (Ita) +5'24"
3. Italo De Zan (Ita)
Starters: 129
Finishers: 53
Average Speed: 35.521 km/h


Lomb 1946

Lomb 1948

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