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Some interesting numbers of Tour de France history
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Total number of races: 104  Tour de France was not in the years 1915 - 1918 (1st World War) and in the years 1940 to 1946 (2nd World War)
Total distance covered from 1903: 439961.0 km
Total number of participants from 1903: 14801
Total number of participants in Paris from 1903: 9188

Total number of stages: 2236  (including prologues and time trials)
Total number of stage winners: 841  (including winners of prologues and time trials)
Total number of stage winners nations: 34  (including winners of prologues and time trials)
Total number of stage places: 693  
     Total number of stage starts: 562  
     Total number of stage finishes: 468  

Total number of ascents crossings: 1916  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents: 293  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents winners: 580  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents winners nations: 29  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)

Total number of yellow jersey winners: 60  (Victories of Lance Armstrong are not included)
Total number of green jersey winners: 38
Total number of polka-dot jersey winners: 47
Total number of white jersey winners: 37


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Jersey winners
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Yellow jersey: 60

 Bernard Hinault  5 
 
 Eddy Merckx  5 
 
 Miguel Indurain  5 
 
 Jacques Anquetil  5 
 
 Christopher Froome  4 
 
 Greg Lemond  3 
 
 Louison Bobet  3 
 
 Philippe Thys  3 
 
 Romain Maes  3 
 
 Andre Leducq  2 
 

Green jersey: 38

 Erik Zabel  6 
 
 Peter Sagan  5 
 
 Sean Kelly  4 
 
 Robbie McEwen  3 
 
 Jan Janssen  3 
 
 Freddy Maertens  3 
 
 Eddy Merckx  3 
 
 Djamolidine Abdoujaparov  3 
 
 Andre Darrigade  2 
 
 Jean Graczyk  2 
 

Polka-dot jersey: 47

 Richard Virenque  7 
 
 Federico Bahamontes  6 
 
 Lucien van Impe  6 
 
 Julio Jimenez  3 
 
 Eddy Merckx  2 
 
 Laurent Jalabert  2 
 
 Gino Bartali  2 
 
 Charly Gaul  2 
 
 Claudio Chiappucci  2 
 
 Rafal Majka  2 
 

White jersey: 37

 Jan Ullrich  3 
 
 Andy Schleck  3 
 
 Nairo Alexander Quintana  2 
 
 Marco Pantani  2 
 
 Enrique Martinez-Heredia  1 
 
 Johan van der Velde  1 
 
 Greg Lemond  1 
 
 Eric Breukink  1 
 
 Eddy Bouwmans  1 
 
 Benoit Salmon  1 
 

Stages
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Winners of stages: 840

 Eddy MERCKX  34 
 
 Mark CAVENDISH  30 
 
 Bernard HINAULT  28 
 
 André LEDUCQ  25 
 
 André DARRIGADE  22 
 
 Lance ARMSTRONG  22 
 
 Nicolas FRANTZ  20 
 
 François FABER  19 
 
 Jean ALAVOINE  17 
 
 René LE GREVES  16 
 

Winning nations: 34

 FRA  705 
 
 BEL  466 
 
 ITA  268 
 
 NED  171 
 
 ESP  128 
 
 GER  86 
 
 LUX  70 
 
 GBR  67 
 
 SUI  58 
 
 USA  42 
 

Start of the stage: 562

 Pau  62 
 
 Bordeaux  56 
 
 Luchon  52 
 
 Paris  44 
 
 Grenoble  40 
 
 Metz  39 
 
 Nice  37 
 
 Perpignan  34 
 
 Briançon  33 
 
 Caen  33 
 

Finish of the stage: 468

 Paris  108 
 
 Bordeaux  79 
 
 Pau  60 
 
 Luchon  49 
 
 Metz  38 
 
 Nice  35 
 
 Grenoble  35 
 
 Marseille  35 
 
 Caen  34 
 
 Perpignan  34 
 

Ascents
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Winners of ascents: 580

 Federico BAHAMONTES  47 
 
 Richard VIRENQUE  44 
 
 Lucien VAN IMPE  36 
 
 Gino BARTALI  28 
 
 Julio JIMENEZ  25 
 
 Jean ROBIC  25 
 
 Charly GAUL  23 
 
 Firmin LAMBOT  20 
 
 Fausto COPPI  19 
 
 Thomas VOECKLER  18 
 

Winning nations: 29

 FRA  677 
 
 ESP  338 
 
 BEL  265 
 
 ITA  248 
 
 NED  65 
 
 LUX  58 
 
 COL  44 
 
 SUI  33 
 
 GER  30 
 
 USA  24 
 

Visited ascents: 293

 Tourmalet  83 
 
 Aubisque  77 
 
 Aspin  73 
 
 Peyresourde  66 
 
 Galibier  59 
 
 Portet d’Aspet  57 
 
 Aravis  41 
 
 Col du Télégraphe  40 
 
 Col d’Allos  37 
 
 Col des Ares  35 
 

Highest ascents: 293

 Restefond (Col de la Bonette)  2 802 
 
 Iseran  2 770 
 
 Col Agnel  2 744 
 
 Galibier  2 645 
 
 Grand-Saint-Bernard  2 470 
 
 Granon  2 413 
 
 Port d’Envalira  2 408 
 
 Izoard  2 361 
 
 Col de la Lombarde  2 350 
 
 Col de la Cayolle  2 326 
 



 
 
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