Lygie (cycling team)

Lygie was an Italian professional cycling team that existed for several periods between 1922 and 1964.[1][2]

Lygie
Lygie 1922.jpg
The Lygie team of 1922
Team information
RegisteredItaly
Founded1922 (1922)
Disbanded1964
Discipline(s)Road
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Alfredo Sivocci
Team name history
1922–1923
1938
1939–1940
1946
1947
1948–1949
1950–1951
1952–1953
1954
1955–1958
1959
1960
1963–1964
Lygie
Lygie–Settebello
Lygie
Lygie
Lygie–Pirelli
Lygie
Lygie–Pirelli
Lygie
Lygie–Torpado
Lygie
Lygie–Pirelli
Lygie
Lygie

The team was sponsored by Lygie, an Italian bicycle manufacturer.

They participated in 8 editions of the Giro d'Italia, earning 11 stage wins as well as the mountains classification by Vito Taccone in 1963

Mario Ghella wearing the team's jersey

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lygie" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Lygie". FirstCycling.com. Retrieved 31 March 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Lygie (cycling team) at Wikimedia Commons