Francisco Masip

Francisco Masip (born 8 August 1926) is a Spanish former professional cyclist.[2] He was professional from 1948 until 1960.[3]

Francisco Masip
Personal information
Full nameFrancisco Masip Llop[1]
Born (1926-08-08) 8 August 1926 (age 94)
Barcelona, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1948Insecticidas Z.Z.
1949–1951Individual
1952Torpado
1953Metropole-Hutchinson
1953Peña Solera
1954Gitane–Hutchinson
1954Ideor
1954–1956Splendid-d'Alessandro
1957Ignis-Doniselli
1957Mobylette Coabania
1958Ignis-Doniselli
1958Peña Solera-Cacaolat
1959Maderas Goiria
1960Maderas Goiria
1960Faema
Major wins
Spanish National Road Race Championships (1953)
1st stages in the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana (1955)

BiographyEdit

Masip was born in Santa Coloma de Gramanet on August 8, 1926 and in Catalonia.[4] He has lived in Santa Coloma de Gramenet for his entire life.[5]

CareerEdit

He was the first Spanish cyclist to participate in five consecutive Tour de France editions, between 1951 and 1955. His cycling career spanned 16 seasons, from 1945 to 1960, in which he obtained a total of 19 victories.[6]

Major resultsEdit

1945
3rd Trofeo Jaumendreu
1946
5th Trofeo Jaumendreu
1948
1st Trofeo Jaumendreu
8th Overall Vuelta Ciclista a la Comunidad Valenciana
1949
3rd National Climbing Championships
1950
1st Trofeo Jaumendreu
1st Trofeo Masferrer
2nd Overall GP Catalunya
3rd Overall Volta a Catalunya
1951
2nd Overall Volta a Catalunya
1952
6th Overall Volta a Catalunya
1953
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Euskal Bizikleta
1st Stage 2
2nd Overall Volta a Catalunya
1954
1st Clasica a los Puertos
4th Overall Vuelta a Aragon
1st Stage 2
7th Overall Euskal Bizikleta
1955
1st   Overall Vuelta Ciclista a la Comunidad Valenciana
1st Stages 1 & 6
1st Stage 6a Vuelta a Andalucia
2nd Clasica a los Puertos
3rd Trofeo Masferrer
1956
1st Trofeo Masferrer
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Volta a Catalunya
3rd National Climbing Championships
1959
6th Overall Euskal Bizikleta

Grand Tour resultsEdit

Tour de FranceEdit

Vuelta a EspañaEdit

Giro d'ItaliaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Francisco MASIP LLOP" (in Italian). museociclismo.it. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  2. ^ "Francisco Masip, el campeón" (in Spanish). firstcycling.com. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  3. ^ "Francisco Masip Llop" (in Italian). museociclismo.it. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  4. ^ "Photo album Francisco Masip Llop". cyclingarchives.com/. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  5. ^ "Francisco Masip information". worldcyclingstats.com. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  6. ^ "Francisco Masip". firstcycling.com. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  7. ^ "Francisco Masip information" (in French). lequipe.fr. Retrieved 2020-04-13.

External linksEdit