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1951 | July 4 - July 29
Metz - Paris

total distance: 4690.0 km
number of stages: 24

money for winner: 1 000 000 F
money total: 18 278 000 F

Hugo Koblet | Switzerland | Switzerland | age: 26
time: 142hr 20min 14sec | average speed: 32.949 km/h
2nd place: Raphael Geminiani (+ 22min 0sec)
3rd place: Lucien Lazarides (+ 24min 16sec)
winning team: France
number of participants: 123
finished: 66
not finished: 57
Jerseys winners:

 Hugo Koblet
 Raphael Geminiani


Tour de France start:

Statistic of the riders:
Route length:
(compared with longest route in 1926 - 5745 km)

 4 690 / 5 745 
 81,6%


Stages

number of stages in this year*: 24 | display finish towns on map
*total number of posibbilities to win the stage

STAGES - start, finish, length, winner, time, average speed
1Metz - Reims  185.0 km  SUI  Giovanni ROSSI  5:24:10  34.2 km/h
2Reims - Ghent  228.0 km  LUX  Jean DIEDERICH  6:29:54  35.1 km/h
3Ghent - Le Tréport  219.0 km  FRA  Georges MEUNIER  7:05:14  30.9 km/h
4Le Tréport - Paris  188.0 km  FRA  Roger LEVEQUE  4:42:15  40.0 km/h
5Paris - Caen  215.0 km  ITA  Serifano BIAGIONI  6:10:34  34.8 km/h
6Caen - Rennes  182.0 km  FRA  Edouard MULLER  5:22:10  33.9 km/h
7La Guerche - Angers  85.0 km  SUI  Hugo KOBLET  2:05:40  40.6 km/h
8Angers - Limoges  241.0 km  BEL  André ROSSEEL  7:08:20  33.8 km/h
9Limoges - Clermont-Ferrand  236.0 km  FRA  Raphaël GEMINIANI  6:59:40  33.7 km/h
10Clermont-Ferrand - Brive  216.0 km  ESP  Bernardo RUIZ  6:35:15  32.8 km/h
11Brive-la-Gaillarde - Agen  177.0 km  SUI  Hugo KOBLET  4:32:41  38.9 km/h
12Agen - Dax  185.0 km  NED  Wim VAN EST  5:00:25  36.9 km/h
13Dax - Tarbes  201.0 km  ITA  Serifano BIAGIONI  5:47:57  34.7 km/h
14Tarbes - Luchon  142.0 km  SUI  Hugo KOBLET  4:41:41  30.2 km/h
15Luchon - Carcassonne  213.0 km  BEL  André ROSSEEL  6:22:01  33.5 km/h
16Carcassonne - Montpellier  192.0 km  SUI  Hugo KOBLET  5:27:14  35.2 km/h
17Montpellier - Avignon  224.0 km  FRA  Louison BOBET  7:24:44  30.2 km/h
18Avignon - Marseille  173.0 km  ITA  Vittorio MAGNI  4:56:46  35.0 km/h
19Marseille - Gap  208.0 km  BEL  Armand BAEYENS  7:15:41  28.6 km/h
20Gap - Briançon  165.0 km  ITA  Fausto COPPI  5:34:04  29.6 km/h
21Briançon - Aix-les-Bains  201.0 km  ESP  Bernardo RUIZ  6:45:24  29.7 km/h
22Aix-les-Bains - Genève  97.0 km  SUI  Hugo KOBLET  2:39:45  36.4 km/h
23Genève - Dijon  197.0 km  BEL  Germain DE RIJCKE  6:11:32  31.8 km/h
24Dijon - Paris  322.0 km  FRA  Adolphe DELEDDA  9:58:19  32.3 km/h


Winners of stages in 1951 by nations (7):

 nation  No.wins share (%)
 SUI  6 
 25,00% 
 FRA  6 
 25,00% 
 ITA  4 
 16,67% 
 BEL  4 
 16,67% 
 ESP  2 
 8,33% 
 NED  1 
 4,17% 
 LUX  1 
 4,17% 



Winners of stages in 1951 by cyclists (17):

 name  No.wins share (%)
 Hugo KOBLET  5 
 20,83% 
 Bernardo RUIZ  2 
 8,33% 
 André ROSSEEL  2 
 8,33% 
 Serifano BIAGIONI  2 
 8,33% 
 Louison BOBET  1 
 4,17% 
 Vittorio MAGNI  1 
 4,17% 
 Armand BAEYENS  1 
 4,17% 
 Fausto COPPI  1 
 4,17% 
 Germain DE RIJCKE  1 
 4,17% 
 Giovanni ROSSI  1 
 4,17% 
 Wim VAN EST  1 
 4,17% 
 Raphaël GEMINIANI  1 
 4,17% 
 Edouard MULLER  1 
 4,17% 
 Roger LEVEQUE  1 
 4,17% 
 Georges MEUNIER  1 
 4,17% 
 Jean DIEDERICH  1 
 4,17% 
 Adolphe DELEDDA  1 
 4,17% 



Ascents

number of ascents in this year*: 22 | display ascents on map
*ascents of the second, first and "hors" category

THE ALPES [9]
Col de la Sentinelle (980 m):  BEL  Armand BAEYENS
Col de Porte (1326 m):  FRA  Bernard GAUTHIER
Col de Vars (2110 m):  ITA  Fausto COPPI
Cote de Laffrey (900 m):  ITA  Gino BARTALI
Cucheron (1139 m):  FRA  Bernard GAUTHIER
Cucheron (1139 m):  FRA  Bernard GAUTHIER
Granier (1134 m):  ESP  Bernardo RUIZ
Izoard (2361 m):  ITA  Fausto COPPI
Lautaret (2058 m):  FRA  Gino SCIARDIS
THE PYRENEES [6]
Aspin (1490 m):  ITA  Fausto COPPI
Aubisque (1709 m):  FRA  Raphaël GEMINIANI
Col des Ares (797 m):  ESP  José SERRA
Peyresourde (1569 m):  ITA  Fausto COPPI
Portet d’Aspet (1069 m):  ITA  Gino BARTALI
Tourmalet (2115 m):  LUX  Jean DIEDERICH
Other mountains [7]
Baraque de Bral (610 m):  SUI  Hugo KOBLET
Col de Ceyssat (1078 m):  FRA  Raphaël GEMINIANI
Col de la Croix Morand ou de Dyane (1401 m):  ESP  Bernardo RUIZ
Col de la Faucille (1323 m):  ITA  Gino BARTALI
Col de La Moreno (1065 m):  FRA  Raphaël GEMINIANI
Mont Ventoux (1909 m):  FRA  Lucien LAZARIDES
Roche Vendeix (1139 m):  ESP  Bernardo RUIZ


Winners of ascents in 1951 by nations (6):

 nation  No. wins share (%)
 FRA  8 
 36,36% 
 ITA  7 
 31,82% 
 ESP  4 
 18,18% 
 LUX  1 
 4,55% 
 SUI  1 
 4,55% 
 BEL  1 
 4,55% 



Winners of ascents in 1951 by cyclists (11):

 name  No. wins share (%)
 Fausto COPPI  4 
 18,18% 
 Gino BARTALI  3 
 13,64% 
 Raphaël GEMINIANI  3 
 13,64% 
 Bernardo RUIZ  3 
 13,64% 
 Bernard GAUTHIER  3 
 13,64% 
 Hugo KOBLET  1 
 4,55% 
 Lucien LAZARIDES  1 
 4,55% 
 José SERRA  1 
 4,55% 
 Gino SCIARDIS  1 
 4,55% 
 Jean DIEDERICH  1 
 4,55% 
 Armand BAEYENS  1 
 4,55% 



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