Auf einen Blick

19 Jun 1951 Palù di Giovo, Italy
Lo sceriffo
180 cm / 79 kg 5'11'' / 173 Pfund
Mann

At the 1972 Olympic road race, Francesco Moser placed seventh, a rather inauspicious beginning for a man who would become one of the great professionals. Moser was supposed to be the next Italian campionissimo and, although, he won a lot of races, he seemed to disappoint the Italian cycling cognoscenti because he never won as much as Fausto Coppi. But Moser used his great track pursuiting ability to allow him to win many races with his sprint. In addition, his ability to mount a long, sustained attack was almost legendary. Moser used this to break Eddy Merckx's world hour record...

Francesco in Zahlen

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Olympische Spiele
Olympische Spiele
Medaillen
Goldmedaille: Silbermedaille: Bronzemedaille:
  • München
    München 1972
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    München
    München 1972
    • 8
      Cycling
      Road Race, Individual
    • 9
      Cycling
      100 kilometer Team Time Trial