Franco Giorgetti

Franco Giorgetti

Giorgetti at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Franco Giorgetti
Born (1902-10-13)13 October 1902
Bovisio-Masciago, Italy
Died 18 March 1983(1983-03-18) (aged 80)
Varese, Italy
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider

Franco Giorgetti (13 October 1902 18 March 1983) was an Italian racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling.

Giorgetti was born in Bovisio-Masciago. He won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp (with Arnaldo Carli, Ruggero Ferrario and Primo Magnani).[1][2] Giorgetti also specialized in six-day racing. He won the prestigious Six Days of New York a record eight times, the first time in 1926 with Reggie McNamara. He died in Varese, aged 80.


  1. "Franco Giorgetti Olympic Results". Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  2. "1920 Summer Olympics Antwerp, Belgium Cycling" (Retrieved on 12 October 2008)

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