51st Giro di Lombardia 1957 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian




The 51st edition of the Giro di Lombardia was held on October 20, 1957 under rainy and cold weather conditions.

Bianchi-Pirelli’s Diego Ronchini going over the Ghisallo Pass

Bianchi-Pirelli’s Diego Ronchini crossed the summit of the Ghisallo Pass alone. He was joined by Bruno Monti (Atala) and Aurelio Cestari (Lygie) on the descent. In Milan the trio contested the sprint. Diego Ronchini sprinted around Monti and Cestari to claim the 1957 Lombardia victory.

GdL October 20, 1957
240 Km, Milan-Milan (Vigorelli Velodrome)

1. Diego RONCHINI (Ita) 6h09'45"

2. Bruno Monti (Ita)
3. Aurelio Cestari (Ita)
Starters: 69
Finishers: 44
Average Speed: 38.945 km/h


Lomb 1956

Lomb 1958

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