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Giacomo Fornoni

Full name: Giacomo Fornoni
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 26, 1939 in Gromo, Bergamo, Italy
Died: September 26, 2016 in Rogeno, Lecco, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Giacomo Fornoni was a gold medalist in the 100 km team time trial at the 1960 Roma Olympics. He later competed for nine years as a professional, all with the Molteni team. Fornoni competed four times at the Giro d’Italia, in 1962-63 and 1965-66, with a best GC placement of 51st in 1965. He also raced three times at both Milano-San Remo and the Giro di Lombardia. In 1964 he won the Trofeo Baracchi two-man time trial alongside Gianni Motta. Fornoni was fourth at the 1963 World Championships on the track in the individual pursuit. After retirement he and his wife opened a restaurant in Rogeno, and named it “Cinque Cerchi” or five rings, in honor of his Olympic gold medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 20 Roma Cycling Italy ITA Final Standings 1 2-14:33.53
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