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  Giovanni Brunero    

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Giovanni Brunero was born on October 4, 1895. He died on November 23, 1934.

The Italian rider won the Giro d'Italia three times and stood on the podium of the event another three times.

H also had three victories in the five monuments of cycling.

Brunero won the 1921 Giro d'Italia in front of Gaetano Belloni and Bartolomeo Aymo of Italy.

Brunero also won the 1922 Giro d'Italia in front of Bartolomeo Aymo and Giuseppe Enrici of Italy.

In addition he won the 1926 Giro d'Italia in front of Alfredo Binda and Arturo Bresciani of Italy.

Brunero was 2nd in the 1923 Giro d'Italia behind Costante Girardengo of Italy.

He was also 2nd in the 1927 Giro d'Italia behind Alfredo Binda of Italy.

In addition, he was 3rd in the 1925 Giro d'Italia behind Alfredo Binda of Italy and Costante Girardengo of Italy.

In the one-day events, Brunero won the Milan-San Remo Classic in 1922.

He also won the Tour of Lombardy Classic in 1923 and 1924.

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