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Antonio Bevilacqua

Antonio Bevilacqua
Personal information
Born (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 (age 95)
Santa Maria di Sala, Italy
Died March 29, 1972(1972-03-29)
Mestre, Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Pursuit

Antonio Bevilacqua (October 22, 1918 – March 29, 1972) was an Italian professional road bicycle racer.


1940 - Lygie
1941 - Dop, Ferroviario Venezia
1st, GP di Duca degli Abruzzi
1st, GP Maresciello dell Aria
1st, Coppa del Littirio
1942 - Bianchi
2nd, Milan – San Remo
7th, Giro di Lombardia
1943 - Viscontea
Pursuit Champion
1944 - VC Bassano
1946 - Wilier Triestina
17th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 2 & 4
1947 - Lygie
1st, Stage 13, Giro d'Italia
World Pursuit Championship
1948 - Atala
1st, Stage 7, Giro d'Italia
World Pursuit Championship
33rd, Tour de France
1949 - Atala
Pursuit Champion
40th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stage 18
1950 - Wilier Triestina
Arc en ciel.svg World Pursuit Champion
Road Race Champion
Pursuit Champion
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
1st, Milano-Vicenza
1st, Trofeo Baracchi (with Fiorenzo Magni)
2nd, Giro di Lombardia
29th, Giro d'Italia
1951 - Benotto-Ursus
Arc en ciel.svg World Pursuit Champion
Pursuit Champion
1st, Paris–Roubaix
1st, Giro del Veneto
World Road Race Championship
3rd, National Road Race Championship
26th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 2 & 20
1952 - Benotto
1st, Milano–Vignola
World Road Race Championship
10th, World Road Race Championship
69th, Giro d'Italia
Winner Stages 3 & 20
1953 - Benotto
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
World Road Race Championship
1954 - Doniselli-Lansetina
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Fausto Coppi
World Pursuit Champion
Succeeded by
Sidney Patterson
Preceded by
Fausto Coppi
Winner of Paris–Roubaix
Succeeded by
Rik Van Steenbergen
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