Carlo Galetti

Carlo Galetti (26 August 1882 – 2 April 1949) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

Carlo Galetti
Carlo Galetti - Paris-Roubaix 1913.jpeg
Carlo Galetti
Personal information
Full nameCarlo Galetti
NicknameLo Scoiattolo dei Navigli (The Squirrel of the Canals), The Human Stopwatch[1]
Born(1882-08-26)26 August 1882
Corsico, Italy
Died2 April 1949(1949-04-02) (aged 66)
Milan, Italy
Team information
RoleRider
Professional teams
1901–1905Individual
1906–1907Rudge Whitwort/OTAV
1908Alycon/Atala
1909Legnano/Rudge Whitworth-Pirelli
1910Medusa
1911Bianchi
1912Atala/Senior-Polack
1913Legnano
1914Bianchi
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
General classification (1910, 1911, 1912)

He was born at Corsico. The highlight of his career was his three consecutive overall wins in the 1910, 1911 and 1912 Giros d'Italia, the last of which was won as part of Team Atala along with Giovanni Micheletto and Eberardo Pavesi.[2]

He died in Milan in 1949.

Major resultsEdit

1904
1st Campionato Brianzola
1st Menaggio–Como–Lecco–Menaggio
2nd Dongo–Gera–Dongo
1905
1st Campionato Brianzola
3rd Coppa Desio
3rd Legnano–Gravellona–Legnano
3rd Coppa Morbegno
1906
1st Overall Milano–Bologna–Roma
1st Stage 2
1st Roma–Napoli–Roma
1st Gran Fondo, La Seicento Corza Nazionale
2nd Giro di Lombardia
2nd Coppa Val d'Olona
3rd Milano–Giovi–Milano
3rd Milano–Pontedecimo
3rd Brescia–Milano–Pallanza
1907
1st Overall Giro di Sicilia
1st Stages 1, 3, 4, 6 & 8
1st Firenze–Roma
2nd Corsa Regina Madre
2nd Milano–Bergamo–Como
2nd Milano–Bologna–Firenze
2nd Giro del Piemonte
1908
1st Overall Giro di Sicilia
1st Stages 1, 3 & 6
1st Corsa Vittorio Emanuele III e Regina Madre
1st Coppa Tradate
2nd Road Race, National Road Championships
2nd Gran Fondo, La Seicento Corza Nazionale
2nd Coppa Savona
2nd Tre Coppe Parabiago
3rd Giro del Piemonte
1909
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
2nd Tre Coppe Parabiago
2nd Coppa Savona
3rd Coppa Bastogi
7th Milan–San Remo
1910
1st Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 3 & 8
1st Overall Ai mari ai laghi ai monti
1st Stages 4 & 8
1st Tre Coppe Parabiago
2nd Giro di Romagna-Toscana
3rd Overall Roma–Napoli–Roma
1911
1st Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 1, 4 & 10
1st Tre Coppe Parabiago
2nd Overall Roma–Napoli–Roma
2nd Giro del Piemonte
4th Milan–San Remo
1912
1st Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 5
1st Milano–Sesto San Giovanni Chrono
2nd Gran Fondo, La Seicento Corza Nazionale
10th Milan–San Remo
1913
8th Giro di Lombardia
1914
2nd Milan–San Remo
1915
4th Milan–San Remo
1918
1st Overall Milano–Bologna–Roma
1st Stage 2
3rd Giro di Lombardia
1919
1st National Track Championships, Individual Pursuit
2nd Gran Fondo, La Seicento Corza Nazionale
5th Milan–San Remo
1920
2nd Overall Giro della Provincia Milano
1921
9th Milan–San Remo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clarke, Stuart (5 November 2015). "13 of the strangest nicknames in cycling". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Carlo Galetti". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 1 June 2014.