Alfredo Dinale

Alfredo Dinale ( born March 11, 1900 in Vallonara di Marostica, † December 2, 1976 in Vicenza ) was an Italian cyclist and Olympic champion.

1924 Alfredo Dinale won at the Olympic Games in Paris, the gold medal in the team pursuit, together with Angelo De Martini, Aurelio Menegazzi and Francesco Zucchini. He also started in the scratch about 50 kilometers and finished sixth.

In the same year was Dinale professional, without joining a team. The first years of his professional career, he devoted himself mainly to road race and still won in 1924 his first professional victory at the Coppa Bernocchi. In 1925 he received the Italian racing team Legano his first professional contract where he met the eventual champion Alfredo Binda. In addition to finishing third in the Coppa Cavacciocchi Dinale for Legano reached further five top 10 courses. He then moved to 1928 year, the racing stables without coming to more significant results.

In 1928 he returned to Legano back, took part for the first time at the Giro d' Italia and was in the final scoring 19 stage wins at the Giro His only he reached in 1929, but was only 40th after two bullets Dinale In 1930, the last time the Giro d 'Italia and was evaluated 67 drivers 29

Dinale competed in a total of 29 six-day races, of which he won three: 1929 in Dortmund and 1931 in Frankfurt each with Karl Göbel and in Paris in 1931 with Pietro Linari. In 1931 he also won the Madison competitions Prix Dupré - Lapize with Learco Guerra and 1933 the Prix Houlier - Comès with Linari.

Between 1931 and 1937 Dinale was contract -free professional drivers. After the end of his career as a cyclist Alfredo Dinale worked with the former Italian professional cyclist Tullio Campagnolo and founded a successful " Scuola di Ciclismo " in Vicenza.