Tour de France is an annual road bicycle race held for 23 days in Europe. It is the most prestigious sport also comes under the seven biggest sporting events in the world. Tour de France covers a distance of 3500 Kilometers which is 2200 miles approx. the race starts in France and covers the neighboring countries making a tour, which always ends in Paris. Check Tour de France Winners List: Who has won the most Tour de France titles?.
The cyclists are recognized under different categories, polka dot jersey determines the leader of mountains classification while the yellow jersey determines the leader of lowest aggregate and green as the leader of the points classification. The white jersey is worn by the leader of the young racer classification.
Who has won the most Tour de France titles?
Jacques Anquetil was a French road bicyclist and the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 1961 to 1964. He won eight Grand Tours in his career, which was a record. Along with him, Eddy Merckx of Belgium, Bernard Hinault of France, Miguel Induráin of Spain, won the titles five times.
Henri Cornet is the youngest winner; he won in 1904. Firmin Lambot is the oldest winner, won in 1922. The most recent winner is Slovenian Tadej Pogačar, who won the 2020 Tour.
Tour de France Winners List
Here is a complete list of winners of Tour de France of past 40 years,
|2018||105||Geraint Thomas||United Kingdom (Wales)|
|2017||104||Chris Froome||United Kingdom|
|2016||103||Chris Froome||United Kingdom|
|2015||102||Chris Froome||United Kingdom|
|2013||100||Chris Froome||United Kingdom|
|2012||99||Bradley Wiggins||United Kingdom|
|2010||97||Andy Schleck *||Luxembourg|
|2006||93||Óscar Pereiro *||Spain|
|1996||83||Bjarne Riis *||Denmark|
|1990||77||Greg LeMond||United States|
|1989||76||Greg LeMond||United States|
|1986||73||Greg LeMond||United States|
List of Cyclists winning the Most Titles
Check out the most titles won by players list of Tour de France,
|Jacques Anquetil (FRA)||5||1957, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964|
|Eddy Merckx (BEL)||5||1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974|
|Bernard Hinault (FRA)||5||1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985|
|Miguel Indurain (ESP)||5||1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995|
|Chris Froome (GBR)||4||2013, 2015, 2016, 2017|
|Philippe Thys (BEL)||3||1913, 1914, 1920|
|Louison Bobet (FRA)||3||1953, 1954, 1955|
|Greg LeMond (USA)||3||1986, 1989, 1990|
|Lucien Petit-Breton (FRA)||2||1907, 1908|
|Firmin Lambot (BEL)||2||1919, 1922|
|Ottavio Bottecchia (ITA)||2||1924, 1925|
|Nicolas Frantz (LUX)||2||1927, 1928|
|André Leducq (FRA)||2||1930, 1932|
|Antonin Magne (FRA)||2||1931, 1934|
|Sylvère Maes (BEL)||2||1936, 1939|
|Gino Bartali (ITA)||2||1938, 1948|
|Fausto Coppi (ITA)||2||1949, 1952|
|Bernard Thévenet (FRA)||2||1975, 1977|
|Laurent Fignon (FRA)||2||1983, 1984|
|Alberto Contador (ESP)[D]||2||2007, 2009|