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Some interesting numbers of Tour de France history
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Total number of races: 111  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: 463847.0 km
Total number of participants from 1903: 16033
Total number of participants in Paris from 1903: 10059

Total number of stages: 2383  (including prologues and time trials)
Total number of stage winners: 898  (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: 768  
     Total number of stage starts: 609  
     Total number of stage finishes: 509  

Total number of ascents crossings: 2081  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents: 385  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents winners: 645  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)
Total number of ascents winners nations: 34  (Ascents of the first, second and HC category)

Total number of yellow jersey winners: 64  (Victories of Lance Armstrong are not included)
Total number of green jersey winners: 41
Total number of polka-dot jersey winners: 52
Total number of white jersey winners: 40


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Jersey winners
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Yellow jersey: 64

 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: 41

 Peter Sagan  7 
 
 Erik Zabel  6 
 
 Sean Kelly  4 
 
 Eddy Merckx  3 
 
 Djamolidine Abdoujaparov  3 
 
 Robbie McEwen  3 
 
 Jan Janssen  3 
 
 Freddy Maertens  3 
 
 Laurent Jalabert  2 
 
 Thor Hushovd  2 
 

Polka-dot jersey: 52

 Richard Virenque  7 
 
 Federico Bahamontes  6 
 
 Lucien van Impe  6 
 
 Julio Jimenez  3 
 
 Fausto Coppi  2 
 
 Luis Herrera  2 
 
 Felicien Vervaecke  2 
 
 Imerio Massignan  2 
 
 Michael Rasmussen  2 
 
 Eddy Merckx  2 
 

White jersey: 40

 Tadej Poga?ar  4 
 
 Andy Schleck  3 
 
 Jan Ullrich  3 
 
 Marco Pantani  2 
 
 Nairo Alexander Quintana  2 
 
 Henk Lubberding  1 
 
 Phil Anderson  1 
 
 Andy Hampsten  1 
 
 Gilles Delion  1 
 
 Oscar Sevilla  1 
 

Stages
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Winners of stages: 897

 Mark CAVENDISH  35 
 
 Eddy MERCKX  34 
 
 Bernard HINAULT  28 
 
 André LEDUCQ  25 
 
 André DARRIGADE  22 
 
 Lance ARMSTRONG  22 
 
 Nicolas FRANTZ  20 
 
 François FABER  19 
 
 Jean ALAVOINE  17 
 
 Charles PÉLISSIER  16 
 

Winning nations: 34

 FRA  719 
 
 BEL  494 
 
 ITA  271 
 
 NED  181 
 
 ESP  132 
 
 GER  89 
 
 GBR  78 
 
 LUX  71 
 
 SUI  59 
 
 USA  44 
 

Start of the stage: 609

 Pau  67 
 
 Bordeaux  55 
 
 Luchon  52 
 
 Paris  41 
 
 Grenoble  41 
 
 Nice  41 
 
 Metz  39 
 
 Briançon  34 
 
 Perpignan  34 
 
 Caen  33 
 

Finish of the stage: 509

 Paris  114 
 
 Bordeaux  80 
 
 Pau  63 
 
 Luchon  50 
 
 Nice  38 
 
 Metz  38 
 
 Grenoble  35 
 
 Marseille  35 
 
 Perpignan  34 
 
 Caen  34 
 

Ascents
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Winners of ascents: 645

 Richard VIRENQUE  51 
 
 Federico BAHAMONTES  47 
 
 Lucien VAN IMPE  39 
 
 Gino BARTALI  28 
 
 Jean ROBIC  24 
 
 Julio JIMENEZ  24 
 
 Charly GAUL  23 
 
 Thomas VOECKLER  19 
 
 Fausto COPPI  18 
 
 Thomas DE GENDT  17 
 

Winning nations: 34

 FRA  716 
 
 ESP  335 
 
 BEL  287 
 
 ITA  252 
 
 NED  71 
 
 LUX  59 
 
 COL  56 
 
 SUI  36 
 
 GER  34 
 
 GBR  34 
 

Visited ascents: 385

 Tourmalet  88 
 
 Aspin  76 
 
 Aubisque  76 
 
 Peyresourde  70 
 
 Galibier  63 
 
 Portet d’Aspet  61 
 
 Aravis  41 
 
 Col du Télégraphe  39 
 
 Col d’Allos  37 
 
 Col de Vars  36 
 

Highest ascents: 385

 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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