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 2017 - St. 21:  14824 starters.
  5131 different riders.
  634 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
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
102NEDCees Koeken7 Exceeded time limit
53BELAndré Poppe7 Exceeded time limit
49BELRoger Kindt7 Exceeded time limit
127BELWalter Planckaert7 Exceeded time limit
15BELAndré Dierickx8 Exceeded time limit
126BELEnglebert Opdebeeck8 Exceeded time limit
19BELHerman Van der Slagmolen8 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The withdrawn in 1972 are from: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.

1880  Emile Reux
1886  Jules Messelis
1899  Fernand Robache
1904  David Wybon
1907  Fernand Cornez
1930  Piet Haan
1938  Cees Haast
1938  Giancarlo Manzoni
1945  Bernard Guyot
1952  Christian Seznec
1956  Marco Martins Chagas
1959  Reynel Montoya
1960  Yvan Frebert
1961  Alberto Saronni
1966  Dominique Arnould
1968  Gordon Fraser
1969  Richard Virenque
1982  Francesco Reda
1988  Jarlinson Pantano Gomez