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Ambrogio Beretta

Full name: Ambrogio Beretta
Gender: Male
Born: September 23, 1908 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Died: February 14, 1988 in Rivoli Veronese, Verona, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling


Prior to the 1928 Olympics, Ambrogio Beretta had won the Italian amateur road race championship in 1928 as well as the Giro Piccolo di Lombardia in 1927, placing second in that race earlier in 1928. After the Olympics, he had a brief professional career, riding the Giro di Lombardia later in 1928 and finishing fourth. In 1929 he competed at both Milano-Sanremo and the Giro d’Italia. Oddly, no other race results are known for him until 1942, when he finished 29th in a little known race, the Giro di Latium. Beretta had two brothers, Angelo and Cesare, who also competed in the pro peloton for a few years.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Italy ITA 29
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Italy ITA 4

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Italy Final Standings 29 5-17:38

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Final Standings 4 5-17:38
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