Italo Zilioli

Italo Zilioli (born 24 September 1941) is an Italian former professional cyclist.

Italo Zilioli
Italo Zilioli 1970.jpg
Personal information
Full nameItalo Zilioli
Born (1941-09-24) 24 September 1941 (age 79)
Turin, Italy
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team
1960–1962VC Gios
Professional teams
1962–1964Carpano
1965–1966Sanson
1967Salvarani
1968–1969Filotex
1970Faemino–Faema
1971Ferretti
1972Salvarani
1973–1974Dreherforte
1975Magniflex
1976Furzi–Vibor

Born in Turin, he won 58 races as a professional, including the 1966 Züri-Metzgete. He also totaled 5 stage wins at the Giro d'Italia: however, he never won the major tour of his country, despite placing 2nd in three occasions (1964, 1965 and 1966) and third in one (1969) as a member of Filotex.

Zilioli lives in the province of Cuneo (Piedmont) and is responsible for the stage starts for Giro d'Italia.

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1959
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
1963
1st Giro del Veneto
1st Giro dell'Appennino
1st Tre Valli Varesine
1st Giro dell'Emilia
2nd Gran Piemonte
5th Giro di Lombardia
6th Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 1
1964
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Coppa Sabatini
1st Giro del Veneto
1st GP Monaco
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
2nd Milano–Torino
2nd Giro di Campania
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Suisse
3rd Genoa–Nice
5th Giro di Lombardia
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
9th Giro di Romagna
10th Tre Valli Varesine
1965
1st Nice–Mont Agel
1st Caen (with Franco Balmamion)
1st Giro del Ticino
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 18
2nd Coppa Placci
2nd Giro del Veneto
2nd Giro delle Tre Provincie
2nd Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
3rd Overall Paris–Nice
4th Tre Valli Varesine
1966
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
1st Züri-Metzgete
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Giro del Lazio
2nd Tre Valli Varesine
2nd Giro dell'Appennino
3rd Coppa Placci
3rd GP Montelupo
3rd GP Valsassina
6th Road race, UCI World Road Championships
7th Giro di Lombardia
7th Giro di Romagna
1967
5th Trofeo Laigueglia
7th Overall Paris–Nice
1968
1st Giro di Campania
2nd Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Giro di Sardegna
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 5
1969
3rd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 19
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Giro della Provincia di reggio Calabria
4th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
4th GP Alghero
7th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1970
1st   Overall Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1st Stages 1b & 2
1st Giro del Piemonte
Tour de France
1st Stage 2
Held   after Stages 2–5b
1st Stage 2 Vuelta Ciclista a la Comunidad Valenciana
2nd Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
2nd Giro del Lazio
2nd Giro dell'Emilia
3rd Giro dell'Appennino
3rd GP Forli
4th Milan–San Remo
5th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 10
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
9th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1971
1st   Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 2
1st GP Cecina
1st Trofeo Laigueglia
1st Stages 2 & 5 Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
2nd Giro del Veneto
3rd Tre Valli Varesine
7th Giro di Lombardia
9th Giro dell'Emilia
1972
1st Stage 10 Giro d'Italia
2nd Giro di Campania
3rd Col San Martino
5th G.P. Camaiore
5th Giro di Toscana
7th Giro di Romagna
1973
1st Giro dell'Appennino
1st Coppa Placci
1st GP Montelupo
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Tre Valli Varesine
9th Giro dell'Emilia
10th Giro di Lombardia
10th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1974
1st Stage 2 Tirreno–Adriatico
3rd Milano–Torino
5th Giro dell'Emilia
5th Giro di Romagna
1975
1st GP Cecina
2nd Overall Giro di Sardegna
5th Giro dell'Emilia
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
8th Milan–San Remo
8th Giro di Toscana
9th Overall Tour de Suisse
1976
2nd Giro dell'Emilia

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976
  Giro d'Italia 18 2 2 2 DNF 4 3 5 22 DNF 14 DNF 39 16
  Tour de France DNF 13 DNF
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

External linksEdit