Bruno Monti won the Piccolo Giro di Lombardia in 1948 and then later raced in the 1952 Olympics in the road race. Monti turned professional in 1953 and had a solid professional career, racing through 1960. In 1954 he was the points champion at the Tour de Suisse, placing fourth that year in GC. His other professional wins included the 1954 and 1955 Roma-Napoli-Roma and the Giro di Emilia in 1956-57. He raced the Giro d’Italia six times, with a best finish of eighth in 1956.