Giovanni Valetti (22 September 1913 in Vinovo, Piedmont – 28 May 1998 in Avigliana) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist. The highlights of his career were his two overall wins in the 1938 and 1939 Giro d'Italia. He also won the 1938 Tour de Suisse.

Giovanni Valetti
Personal information
Full nameGiovanni Valetti
Born(1913-09-22)22 September 1913
Vinovo, Italy
Died28 May 1998(1998-05-28) (aged 84)
Avigliana, Italy
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1935Individual
1936–1938Fréjus
1939Fréjus/France Sport-Wolber
1940Bianchi
1941Olmo/Olympia
1942–1943Olmo
1944Individual
1945Fréjus
1946–1948Individual
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
General classification (1938, 1939)

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
  Giro d'Italia 5 2 1 1 17
  Tour de France DNF
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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