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 After:  2016 - Stage 21:   14626 starters.
  5086 different riders.
  632 teams.
  2211 stages.
  454 restdays.
  436049.60 km.
  5622 abandonnees.

Top 3
Christopher Froome89:04:48
Romain Bardet89:08:53
Nairo Quintana89:09:09
Rafal Majka209 pt.
Thomas De Gendt130 pt.
Jarlinson Pantano ..121 pt.
Peter Sagan470 pt.
Marcel Kittel228 pt.
Michael Matthews199 pt.
Adam Yates89:09:30
Louis Meintjes89:11:46
Emanuel Buchmann89:52:28
Facts from Tour de France 1968
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The 47 riders that withdrew in 1968.

  RiderStage Reason
98NLDJos van der Vleuten1 Did not finish
79ENGHugh Porter2 Did not finish
103CHERobert Hagmann2 Did not finish
105LUXJosef Johanns2 Exceeded time limit
31DEUSiegfried Adler3b Exceeded time limit
34DEUWinfried Gottschalk3b Exceeded time limit
35DEUKlemens Grossimlinghaus3b Exceeded time limit
47BELEdward Sels3b Did not finish
77ENGColin Lewis3b Exceeded time limit
86ITAPietro Guerra3b Did not start
104CHEAlbert Herger3b Did not finish
25FRAFrancis Ducreux4 Did not finish
30FRAChristian Robini4 Did not finish
100NLDHuub Zilverberg4 Exceeded time limit
75ENGDerek Harrison5a Did not finish
102CHEKarl Brand5a Exceeded time limit
106CHEPaul Köchli5a Did not finish
74ENGDerek Green6 Exceeded time limit
67ESPJosé Lasa7 Did not finish
9FRAJosé Samyn8 Disqualified
23FRAJacques Cadiou11 Did not finish
38DEUErnst Streng11 Did not finish
71ENGRobert Addy11 Did not finish
97NLDWim Schepers11 Exceeded time limit
99NLDGerard Vianen11 Exceeded time limit
4FRAJean Jourden12 Did not finish
16FRAFernand Etter12 Did not finish
20FRAPaul Lemeteyer12 Did not finish
28FRADésiré Letort12 Did not finish
32DEUWinfried Bölke12 Did not finish
52BELWilfried David12 Did not finish
69ESPJosé Pérez Francés12 Did not finish
81ITASeverino Andreoli12 Did not finish
90ITAItalo Zilioli12 Did not start
95NLDHenk Nijdam12 Did not finish
96NLDHarm Ottenbros12 Did not finish
107LUXJohny Schleck12 Did not finish
108LUXEdy Schutz12 Did not finish
109LUXRoland Smaniotto12 Did not finish
24FRAAndré Desvages15 Did not finish
29FRAHenri Rabaute15 Did not finish
10FRAJean Stablinski16 Disqualified
6FRARaymond Poulidor17 Did not start
78ENGArthur Metcalfe17 Did not finish
8FRARaymond Riotte18 Did not finish
33DEUPeter Glemser19 Did not finish
36DEUKarl-Heinz Kunde20 Did not finish
The withdrawn in 1968 are from:

 FromAmount Percent
France13 27,660 %
Germany7 14,894 %
Holland6 12,766 %
England6 12,766 %
Luxembourg4 8,511 %
Switzerland4 8,511 %
Italy3 6,383 %
Belgium2 4,255 %
Spain2 4,255 %

Todays birthdays.

1896  Georges Cuvelier
1909  Gaspard Rinaldi
1913  Erich Bautz
1913  Alexandre Pawlisiak
1916  Edmond De Lathouwer
1918  Prosper Depredomme
1929  Eluf Dalgaard
1933  Jean Graczyk
1942  Guy Seyve
1943  Henri Rabaute
1964  Jan Siemons
1966  Andrew Bishop
1975  Andrea Brognara
1984  Mikel Nieve