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After 2017 - Stage 21:
 14824 starters.
  5132 different riders.
  638 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 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
63FRAAlain Santy7 Did not finish
100NEDLeo Duyndam7 Did not finish
33BELDaniel Vanryckeghem7 Did not finish
93ITAErcole Gualazzini7 Did not finish
86GERBernd Rasing7 Did not start
127BELWalter Planckaert7 Exceeded time limit
102NEDCees Koeken7 Exceeded time limit
53BELAndré Poppe7 Exceeded time limit
49BELRoger Kindt7 Exceeded time limit
19BELHerman Van der Slagmolen8 Exceeded time limit
15BELAndré Dierickx8 Exceeded time limit
126BELEnglebert Opdebeeck8 Exceeded time limit
117FRALoïc 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
101NEDGerard Harings11 Did not finish
130BELWilly Van Malderghem11 Did not finish
123BELEtienne Antheunis11 Did not start
113FRAGerard Briend12 Did not finish
97BELGuido Reybrouck12 Did not finish
67FRAJacques Cadiou12 Did not finish
124BELMichel Coulon12 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
17PORFernando dos Reis14b Did not finish
60FRADésiré Letort14b Did not finish
23FRAJosé Catieau15 Did not finish
62ESPLuis Ocaña15 Did not start
18BELJan Van De Wiele15 Exceeded time limit
112FRASerge Bolley16 Did not finish
70FRARené Grelin16 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The withdrawn in 1972 are from: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 %
Portugal2 4,545 %
Germany2 4,545 %
Italy2 4,545 %
Spain1 2,273 %

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
1965  Andrew Bishop
1971  Andrea Brognara
1984  Mikel Nieve