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After 2017 - Stage 21:
 14824 starters.
  5132 different riders.
  639 teams.
  2232 stages.
  456 restdays.
  439589.60 km.
  5653 abandonnees.

Top 3
Christopher Froome86:20:55
Rigoberto Urán86:21:49
Romain Bardet86:23:15
Warren Barguil169 pt.
Primoz Roglic80 pt.
Thomas De Gendt64 pt.
Michael Matthews359 pt.
André Greipel234 pt.
Edvald Boasson Hagen220 pt.
Simon Yates86:27:09
Louis Meintjes86:29:15
Emanuel Buchmann86:54:16
Facts from Tour de France 1955
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The 61 riders that withdrew in 1955.

  RiderStage Reason
126ALGMarcel Fernandez2 Did not finish
37ENGBernard Pusey2 Did not finish
128FRAValentin Huot2 Did not finish
104FRAClaude Le Ber3 Did not finish
40ENGBevis Wood3 Did not finish
101FRAAlbert Bouvet3 Did not finish
31ENGDave Bedwell3 Did not finish
69AUSJohn Beasley3 Did not finish
64LUXNicolas Morn3 Did not finish
67GERHeinz Müller4 Did not finish
62LUXFrançois Gelhausen4 Did not finish
123FRARobert Desbats5 Did not finish
130FRAJacques Vivier5 Did not finish
124FRAJacques Dupont5 Did not finish
54ARGEugenio Bertoglio6 Did not finish
26ESPFrancisco Masip6 Did not finish
82FRAStanislas Bober6 Did not finish
33ENGStan Jones7 Did not finish
117FRAPierre Molineris7 Did not finish
14BELHilaire Couvreur7 Did not finish
85FRAMaurice Diot7 Did not finish
65AUTAlfred Kain7 Did not finish
96FRARoger Hassenforder8 Did not finish
18BELEdgard Sorgeloos8 Did not finish
90FRAIsaac Vitré8 Did not finish
118FRARaoul Remy8 Did not finish
49NEDGerrit Voorting8 Did not finish
110FRARobert Varnajo8 Did not finish
39SCOIan Steel8 Did not finish
74SUIRolf Graf9 Did not finish
35ENGBob Maitland9 Did not finish
105FRAFernand Picot9 Did not finish
48NEDAdrie Voorting9 Did not finish
102FRABernard Bultel9 Did not finish
46NEDWies van Dongen9 Did not finish
89FRAEugène Telotte9 Did not finish
42NEDPiet Haan9 Did not finish
111ITAAdolphe Deledda9 Did not finish
86FRADominique Forlini10 Did not finish
28ESPCarmelo Morales10 Did not finish
129FRAMaurice Lampre10 Did not finish
22ESPSalvador Botella10 Did not finish
107FRAJean Robic10 Did not finish
73SUIEmilio Croci Torti11 Did not finish
9FRAJean Malléjac11 Did not finish
125FRAAndré Dupré11 Did not finish
36ENGKen Mitchell11 Did not finish
100FRARoger Walkowiak11 Did not finish
34AUTFred Krebs11 Did not finish
97FRARaymond Reisser11 Did not finish
21ESPFrancisco Alomar11 Did not finish
122FRALouis Bergaud12 Did not finish
72SUICarlo Clerici12 Did not finish
77SUIFerdi Kübler12 Did not start
78SUIOtto Meili13 Did not finish
113ITANello Lauredi15 Did not finish
98FRAGilbert Scodeller16 Did not finish
4FRAJean Dotto16 Did not finish
76FRAMarcel Huber17 Did not finish
24ESPAntonio Gelabert17 Did not finish
19BELRichard Van Genechten21 Did not start
The withdrawn in 1955 are from:

 FromAmount Percent
France27 44,262 %
England6 9,836 %
Spain5 8,197 %
Switzerland5 8,197 %
Holland4 6,557 %
Belgium3 4,918 %
Luxembourg2 3,279 %
Austria2 3,279 %
Italy2 3,279 %
Germany1 1,639 %
Algeria1 1,639 %
Australia1 1,639 %
Argentina1 1,639 %
Scotland1 1,639 %

Todays birthdays.

1875  Jules Sales
1888  Leon Lannoy
1922  Henri Surbatis
1932  Ferdinand Devèze
1939  Dieter Puschel
1961  Gerhard Zadrobilek
1964  Javier Duch
1965  Clarence Knickman
1968  Michael Sandstød
1986  Simon Spilak