49th Giro di Lombardia 1955 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian



Cleto Maule

The 49th edition of the Giro di Lombardia was held on October 23, 1955.

A nine-rider breakaway group entered the velodrome for the final sprint. Cleto Maule jumped past Alfred de Bruyne and Angelo Conterno for the 1955 Lombardia victory. Defending champion Fausto Coppi finished in the peloton over a minute behind.

GdL October 23, 1955
222 Km, Milan-Milan (Vigorelli Velodrome)

1. Cleto MAULE (Ita) 5h44'27"

2. Alfred De Bruyne (Bel)
3. Angelo Conterno (Ita)
Starters: 116
Finishers: 92
Average Speed: 38.670 km/h


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