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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 1973
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The 45 riders that withdrew in 1973.

  RiderStage Reason
96NEDWim Prinsen2b Exceeded time limit
71BELPieter Nassen2b Exceeded time limit
33BELRonny Vanmarcke3 Did not finish
122ESPJosé Abilleira3 Did not finish
94BELLudovic Noels3 Exceeded time limit
25BELLudo Delcroix4 Exceeded time limit
125ESPJosé Gomez5 Did not finish
72GERWilfried Peffgen5 Did not finish
41FRAJean-Pierre Parenteau5 Did not finish
24BELLucien De Brauwere8 Did not finish
67BELWilly De Geest8 Did not finish
74NEDWim Schepers8 Did not finish
6FRACyrille Guimard8 Did not start
79FRAGilbert Bellone8 Disqualified
99NEDJo Vrancken8 Disqualified
66BELEddy Verstraeten8 Disqualified
84FRAJoël Millard8 Disqualified
60BELAndre Doyen8 Disqualified
105ITAJoseph Carletti8 Disqualified
89NEDMatthijs de Koning8 Disqualified
61BELEnglebert Opdebeeck8 Disqualified
111ESPGonzalo Aja8 Disqualified
132ESPJuan Zurano8 Disqualified
90NEDBen Janbroers8 Disqualified
62BELWalter Planckaert8 Disqualified
97NEDMathieu Pustjens9 Did not finish
57BELPaul Aerts9 Did not finish
91NEDWim Kelleners9 Did not finish
18NEDTino Tabak9 Did not finish
131ESPJosé-Luis Viejo9 Did not finish
59BELMichel Coulon9 Did not finish
128ESPAgustín Tamames9 Did not finish
58BELEmile Bodart9 Did not finish
110FRARichard Podesta11 Did not finish
22BELWilly Van Neste11 Did not finish
126ESPFelix Gonzalez11 Did not finish
1FRARaymond Poulidor13 Did not finish
65BELFrans Verbeeck13 Did not finish
63BELGustaaf Van Cauter13 Did not start
14FRAYves Hézard13 Did not start
106ESPAndrčs Gandarias14 Did not finish
64BELLudo Van Staeyen14 Did not start
56BELWilly Abbeloos14 Did not start
73BELGeorges Pintens15 Did not finish
69LUXRoger Gilson18 Did not finish
The withdrawn in 1973 are from:

 FromAmount Percent
Belgium19 42,222 %
Spain8 17,778 %
Holland8 17,778 %
France7 15,556 %
Italy1 2,222 %
Luxembourg1 2,222 %
Germany1 2,222 %

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