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1955 | July 7 - July 30
Le Havre - Paris

total distance: 4495.0 km
number of stages: 22

money for winner: 2 000 000 F
money total: 36 685 000 F

Louison Bobet | France | France | age: 30
time: 130hr 29min 26sec | average speed: 34.446 km/h
2nd place: Jean Brankart (+ 4min 53sec)
3rd place: Charly Gaul (+ 11min 30sec)
winning team: France
number of participants: 130
finished: 69
not finished: 61
Jerseys winners:

 Louison Bobet
 Stan Ockers
 Charly Gaul


Tour de France start:

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

 4 495 / 5 745 
 78,2%


Stages

number of stages in this year*: 23 | display finish towns on map
*total number of posibbilities to win the stage

STAGES - start, finish, length, winner, time, average speed
1aLe Havre - Dieppe  102.0 km  ESP  Miguel POBLET  2:39:31  38.4 km/h
1bDieppe - Dieppe  12.5 km  NED  Nedherlands  0:16:25  45.7 km/h
2Dieppe - Roubaix  204.0 km  FRA  Antonin ROLLAND  5:54:00  34.6 km/h
3Roubaix - Namur  210.0 km  FRA  Louison BOBET  6:37:39  31.7 km/h
4Namur - Metz  225.0 km  LUX  Willy KEMP  6:41:07  33.7 km/h
5Metz - Colmar  229.0 km  FRA  Roger HASSENFORDER  5:57:54  38.4 km/h
6Colmar - Zurich  195.0 km  FRA  André DARRIGADE  4:32:14  43.0 km/h
7Zurich - Thonon  267.0 km  NED  Jos HINSEN  7:22:01  36.2 km/h
8Thonon - Briançon  253.0 km  LUX  Charly GAUL  7:42:55  32.8 km/h
9Briançon - Monaco  275.0 km  FRA  Raphaël GEMINIANI  8:15:50  33.3 km/h
10Monaco - Marseille  240.0 km  FRA  Lucien LAZARIDES  6:45:12  35.5 km/h
11Marseille - Avignon  198.0 km  FRA  Louison BOBET  5:42:32  34.7 km/h
12Avignon - Millau  240.0 km  ITA  Alessandro FANTINI  6:53:50  34.8 km/h
13Millau - Albi  205.0 km  NED  Daan DE GROOT  5:52:41  34.9 km/h
14Albi - Narbonne  156.0 km  FRA  Louis CAPUT  4:12:05  37.1 km/h
15Narbonne - Ax-les-Thermes  151.0 km  ITA  Luciano PEZZI  4:32:53  33.2 km/h
16Ax-les-Thermes - Toulouse  123.0 km  BEL  Rik VAN STEENBERGEN  2:57:09  41.7 km/h
17Toulouse - Saint-Gaudens  249.0 km  LUX  Charly GAUL  7:31:31  33.1 km/h
18Saint-Gaudens - Pau  206.0 km  BEL  Jean BRANKART  6:39:39  30.9 km/h
19Pau - Bordeaux  195.0 km  NED  Wout WAGTMANS  5:15:38  37.1 km/h
20Bordeaux - Poitiers  243.0 km  FRA  Jean FORESTIER  7:24:12  32.8 km/h
21Chatellerault - Tours  68.6 km  BEL  Jean BRANKART  1:39:31  41.4 km/h
22Tours - Paris  229.0 km  ESP  Miguel POBLET  6:38:25  34.5 km/h


Winners of stages in 1955 by nations (6):

 nation  No.wins share (%)
 FRA  9 
 39,13% 
 NED  4 
 17,39% 
 LUX  3 
 13,04% 
 BEL  3 
 13,04% 
 ESP  2 
 8,70% 
 ITA  2 
 8,70% 



Winners of stages in 1955 by cyclists (19):

 name  No.wins share (%)
 Miguel POBLET  2 
 8,70% 
 Charly GAUL  2 
 8,70% 
 Jean BRANKART  2 
 8,70% 
 Louison BOBET  2 
 8,70% 
 Daan DE GROOT  1 
 4,35% 
 Louis CAPUT  1 
 4,35% 
 Luciano PEZZI  1 
 4,35% 
 Rik VAN STEENBERGEN  1 
 4,35% 
 Wout WAGTMANS  1 
 4,35% 
 Alessandro FANTINI  1 
 4,35% 
 Lucien LAZARIDES  1 
 4,35% 
 Raphaël GEMINIANI  1 
 4,35% 
 Jos HINSEN  1 
 4,35% 
 André DARRIGADE  1 
 4,35% 
 Roger HASSENFORDER  1 
 4,35% 
 Willy KEMP  1 
 4,35% 
 Antonin ROLLAND  1 
 4,35% 
 Nedherlands  1 
 4,35% 
 Jean FORESTIER  1 
 4,35% 



Ascents

number of ascents in this year*: 19 | display ascents on map
*ascents of the second, first and "hors" category

THE ALPES [6]
Aravis (1498 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Col de la Cayolle (2326 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Col de Tamié (907 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Col de Vars (2110 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Col du Télégraphe (1566 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Galibier (2645 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
THE PYRENEES [6]
Aspin (1490 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Aubisque (1709 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Chioula (1450 m):  ITA  Luciano PEZZI
Peyresourde (1569 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Soulor (1474 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL
Tourmalet (2115 m):  ESP  Miguel POBLET
Other mountains [7]
Col de la Fontasse (537 m):  FRA  François MAHE
Col de la Charbonnière (960 m):  FRA  Vincent VITETTA
Col de Serreyde (Espérou) (1290 m):  FRA  Louis CAPUT
Col du Minier (1270 m):  FRA  Louis CAPUT
La Turbie (491 m):  FRA  Raphael GEMINIANI
Mont Ventoux (1909 m):  FRA  Louison BOBET
Vasson/Valberg (1700 m):  LUX  Charly GAUL


Winners of ascents in 1955 by nations (4):

 nation  No. wins share (%)
 LUX  11 
 57,89% 
 FRA  6 
 31,58% 
 ITA  1 
 5,26% 
 ESP  1 
 5,26% 



Winners of ascents in 1955 by cyclists (8):

 name  No. wins share (%)
 Charly GAUL  11 
 57,89% 
 Louis CAPUT  2 
 10,53% 
 Raphael GEMINIANI  1 
 5,26% 
 Louison BOBET  1 
 5,26% 
 Vincent VITETTA  1 
 5,26% 
 Luciano PEZZI  1 
 5,26% 
 Miguel POBLET  1 
 5,26% 
 François MAHE  1 
 5,26% 



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