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Tour de France 2021: everything you need to know

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The Tour de France is an annual multiple-stage race held primarily in France. It is made up of 21 stages over 23 days (two are rest days).

In 1903, the Tour de France began as a rivalry between two French sports newspapers: Le Vélo and 

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Tour de France 2021

The Tour de France normally starts in July, but the 2021 Tour de France has been brought forward to accommodate the Tokyo Olympic Games. It started on June 26 as a result.

The five key stages are:

  • Wednesday 30 June – stage 5: Changé to Laval Espace Maye...

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Wearing the yellow jersey

There are several classifications based on a range of criteria.

  • The general classification (GC) ranks riders according to their overall time. The leader of the GC wears the yellow jerseyThe rider with the fastest overall time at the end of the ra...

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The most Tour de France wins

The Tour de France is now in its 107th edition. The following riders have won the Tour de France five times:

  • Jacques Anquetil (1957, 1961 - 1964)
  • Eddy Merckx (1969 - 1972, 1974)
  • Bernard Hinault (1978, 1...

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