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Tour de france

  1. 1. TOUR DE FRANCE By Saravanan.R
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • The race was first organized in 1903 to increase paper sales for the magazine L'Auto it is currently run by the Amaury Sport O anisation. • The race has been held annually since its first edition in 1903 except for when it was stopped for the two World wars
  3. 3. First tour de france(1903) . Maurice Garin, winner of the first Tour de France . only 15 competitors had entered into race on first tour de race . first prize at 12,000 francs and the prize for each day's winner at 3,000 francs. The winner would thereby win six times The first Tour de France was staged in 1903. The plan was a five-stage race from 31 May to 5 July, starting in Paris and stopping in Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux and Nantes before returning to Paris
  4. 4. Le tour route: • Tour de France was made up of 21 stages and covered a total distance of 3,500 kilometers. • These 21 stages had the following profiles: – 10 flat stages, – 5 mountain stages, – 4 medium mountain stages, – 2 individual time-trial stages.
  5. 5. STAGES •Mass-start stages • Individual time trials • Team time trial •Notable stages
  6. 6. The Yellow Jersey • It is worn by the leader of the general individual time classification. •The Yellow Jersey has been sponsored by LCL since 1987. The Green Jersey • It is worn by the leader of the points classification. •The points are won on the intermediate sprints and at the stage. •The Green Jersey has been sponsored by PMU since 1992.
  7. 7. The White Jersey It is worn by the best young rider aged 25 years old or less in general individual time classification. The White Jersey has been sponsored by Škoda sinc The Red Polka Dot Jersey it is worn by the best climber. Points for the best climber classification are awarded at the top of any classified slope. The prize money is doubled on the four stage finishes that will take place at the summit of climbs. The Polka Dot Jersey has been sponsored by Carrefour.
  8. 8. ABOUT LANCE ARMSTRONG • Full name:Lance Edward Armstrong • Born:September 18, 1971 (age 42) Plano, Texas, U.S. • Lance Armstrong has won the tour de France seven times. • On October 10, 2012, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Armstrong was part of the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen
  9. 9. MOST WINNERS OF TOUR DE NAME TOTAL YEARS 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
  10. 10. 100th TOUR DE RACE • The 2013 Tour de France was the 100th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. • The winner of the 100th edition was Chris Froome
  11. 11. THANK YOU