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The 1969 Giro d'Italia of cycling, 52nd edition of the Corsa Rosa, was held from 16 May to 8 June 1969. It consisted of 23 stages and was won by Felice Gimondi.

Merckx, who was leading the general classification, was excluded from the race after the anti-doping control in Savona.

Final classment

Cyclist Country Time
1 Felice Gimondi  Italy 128 h 04' 27s
2 Claudio Michelotto  Italy + 3' 35s
3 Italo Zilioli  Italy + 4' 48s
4 Silvano Schiavon  Italy + 7' 01s
5 Ugo Colombo  Italy + 11' 54s
6 Michele Dancelli  Italy + 14' 05s
7 Aldo Moser  Italy + 20' 05s
8 Primo Mori  Italy + 20' 25s
9 Rudi Altig  West Germany +23' 45s
10 Franco Bitossi  Italy + 31' 36s

Maglia rosa holders

Cyclist Country Stages
Giancarlo Polidori  Italy 1st, 3rd-8th
Davide Boifava  Italy 2nd
Eddy Merckx  Belgium 9th-11th, 14th-16th
Silvano Schiavon  Italy 12th-13th
Felice Gimondi  Italy 17th-final

Other jerseys

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