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 2017 - St.21:
 14824 starters.
  5132 different riders.
  635 teams.
  2232 stages.
  454 restdays.
  439589.60 km.
  5653 abandonnees.

Top 3
Christopher Froome86:20:55
Rigoberto Uran86:21:49
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 1972
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The 44 riders that withdrew in 1972.

  RiderStage Reason
12PORJoaquim Andrade1 Did not start
120FRAJean Vidament3a Did not finish
11BELVictor Van Schil3b Did not start
14BELJohan De Muynck4 Did not start
69FRAJean-Pierre Genet5b Did not start
100NEDLeo Duyndam7 Did not finish
33BELDaniel Vanryckeghem7 Did not finish
93ITAErcole Gualazzini7 Did not finish
63FRAAlain Santy7 Did not finish
86GERBernd Rasing7 Did not start
53BELAndré Poppe7 Exceeded time limit
49BELRoger Kindt7 Exceeded time limit
127BELWalter Planckaert7 Exceeded time limit
102NEDCees Koeken7 Exceeded time limit
126BELEnglebert Opdebeeck8 Exceeded time limit
19BELHerman Van der Slagmolen8 Exceeded time limit
15BELAndré Dierickx8 Exceeded time limit
117FRALoďc Le Bourhis9 Did not finish
77FRAYves Ravaleu9 Did not finish
41FRARoger Pingeon9 Did not start
30FRAJean-Jacques Sanquer9 Did not start
107NEDJan Van Katwijk9 Exceeded time limit
87NEDWim Schepers9 Exceeded time limit
8BELJoseph Spruyt10 Did not start
130BELWilly Van Malderghem11 Did not finish
101NEDGerard Harings11 Did not finish
123BELEtienne Antheunis11 Did not start
67FRAJacques Cadiou12 Did not finish
124BELMichel Coulon12 Did not finish
113FRAGerard Briend12 Did not finish
97BELGuido Reybrouck12 Did not finish
59FRABernard Labourdette13 Did not finish
108NEDHarrie van Leeuwen13 Did not finish
34FRARobert Bouloux13 Did not finish
99ITAItalo Zilioli13 Did not start
80GERHans Junkermann13 Did not start
60FRADésiré Letort14b Did not finish
17PORFernando dos Reis14b Did not finish
23FRAJosé Catieau15 Did not finish
62ESPLuis Ocańa15 Did not start
18BELJan Van De Wiele15 Exceeded time limit
70FRARené Grelin16 Did not finish
112FRASerge Bolley16 Did not finish
71FRACyrille Guimard18 Did not finish
The withdrawn in 1972 are from:

 FromAmount Percent
France16 36,364 %
Belgium15 34,091 %
Holland6 13,636 %
Germany2 4,545 %
Italy2 4,545 %
Portugal2 4,545 %
Spain1 2,273 %

Todays birthdays.

1890  Jean-Baptiste Delafaille
1892  Marius Auriaux
1898  Désiré Louesse
1905  Jean Bidot
1923  Louis Caput
1931  Armand Desmet
1936  Germano Barale
1946  Joël Millard
1956  Guy Gallopin
1961  Patrizio Gambirasio
1961  Jörg Müller
1964  Pascal Lance
1965  Hector Castano
1969  Stefano Zanini
1973  Federico De Beni
1979  Benjamin Noval
1994  Merhawi Ghebremedhin