Giuseppe Olmo

Giuseppe Olmo

Infobox Cyclist
ridername = Giuseppe Olmo

fullname = Giuseppe Olmo
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date|1911|11|22
dateofdeath = death date and age|1992|3|05|1911|11|22
country = ITA
discipline = Road
role = Rider
ridertype =
amateurteams =
amateuryears =
proyears = 1933–1940
proteams = Bianchi
majorwins = Olympic Team road race (1932)
Milan-Sanremo (1935, 1938)
Giro d'Italia, 20 stages
ITA National Road Race Championship (1936)
updated = November 5, 2007

Giuseppe Olmo (November 22, 1911March 5, 1992) was an Italian road bicycle racer, who once held the word record for an hour's run on a bicycle, with 45.090km, until it was beaten in 1936. [cite news|title=Claims World Bike Record|work=The New York Times|date=1936-10-15] . He was born in Celle Ligure.

As with many Italian bicycle racers, after his retirement in the 1930s he began building bicycles, and founded Olmo (also known as Olmo Biciclette). [cite web|title=italian bicycle manufacturers||author=Christopher Pepe|url=]

Major results

;1932:):1st, Milano-Torino;1933:1st, Stages 4 and 12, Giro d'Italia;1934:4th, Giro d'Italia::1st, Stages 13, 16 and 17;1935:1st, Milan-Sanremo:3rd, Giro d'Italia::1st, Stages 5, 13, 17 and 18;1936:ITA National Road Race Championship:1st, Giro dell'Emilia:2nd, Giro d'Italia::1st, Stages 1, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 15b, 16, 17a and 19;1937:1st, Stage 6, Giro d'Italia;1938:1st, Milan-Sanremo


External links

* [ Palmarès by] fr icon
* [ Palmarès by] fr icon
* [ company website]
* [ Olmo - Argentina]

NAME= Olmo, Giuseppe
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Road bicycle racer
DATE OF BIRTH=1911-11-22
PLACE OF BIRTH=Celle Ligure, Italy
DATE OF DEATH=1992-03-05

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