Giovanni Brunero

Giovanni Brunero
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Giuseppe Brunero
Born (1895-10-04)4 October 1895
San Maurizio Canavese, Italy
Died 23 November 1934(1934-11-23) (aged 39)
Cirié, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
19191927 Legnano
1928 Wolsit-Pirelli/Legnano
1929 Legnano
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1921, 1922, 1926)

One-day races and Classics

Milan–San Remo (1922)
Giro di Lombardia (1923, 1924)

Giovanni Giuseppe Brunero (10 April 1895 in San Maurizio Canavese, Piedmont – 23 November 1934) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist. He ranks 66th on Daniel Marszalek's cyclist ranking, the 18th Italian on the list.


Giovanni Brunero was born in San Maurizio Canavese. He became a professional in 1920, coming fifth in Milan–San Remo. In the same year he was Italian junior champion, second at the Giro di Lombardia and he won the Giro dell'Emilia, beating Gaetano Belloni and Costante Girardengo.

In the 1920s he was one the dominant racers in the Giro d'Italia, with victories in 1921, 1922 and 1926. His other victories include Milan–San Remo (1922) and two Giri di Lombardia (1923–1924).

He died in Cirié in 1934.

Major results

 Italy national amateur road race champion
Giro dell'Emilia
Giro del Piemonte
Giro d'Italia:
Winner overall classification
Winner stage 7
Giro d'Italia:
Winner overall classification
Winner stage 7 and 10
Milan–San Remo
Giro della Romagna
Giro di Lombardia
Tour de France:
Winner stage 10
Giro di Lombardia
Giro d'Italia:
3rd place overall classification
Winner stage 8
Giro d'Italia:
Winner overall classification
Winner stage 8
Giro d'Italia:
2nd place overall classification
Winner stage 13

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