Carlo Galetti

Carlo Galetti
Personal information
Full name Carlo Galetti
Nickname Il Scoiattolo dei Navigli (The Squirrel of the Canals), The Human Stopwatch[1]
Born (1882-08-26)26 August 1882
Corsico, Italy
Died 2 April 1949(1949-04-02) (aged 66)
Milan, Italy
Team information
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
19011905 Individual
19061907 Rudge Whitwort/OTAV
1908 Alycon/Atala
1909 Legnano/Rudge Whitworth-Pirelli
1910 Medusa
1911 Bianchi
1912 Atala/Senior-Polack
1913 Legnano
1914 Bianchi
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
General Classification (1910, 1911, 1912)
Infobox last updated on
19 May 2012

Carlo Galetti (26 August 1882 2 April 1949) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.

He was born at Corsico. The highlight of his career was his three consecutive overall wins in the 1910, 1911 and 1912 Giro d'Italias, the last of which was won as part of Team Atala along with Giovanni Micheletto and Eberardo Pavesi.[2]

He died at Milan in 1949.


  1. Clarke, Stuart (5 November 2015). "13 of the strangest nicknames in cycling". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. "Carlo Galetti". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
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