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2020 Tour de France

Egan Bernal won the Tour de France in 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

The 2020 Tour de France has provisionally been postponed until late August.

The Tour de France, first run in 1903, is known as the biggest race in world cycling and is one of the three grand tours, alongside the Vuelta a Espana and Giro d’Italia. The grand tours are the only races allowed to go for three week’s duration and are the most prestigious tours on the calendar.

Last year’s Tour de France was won by Colombia’s Egan Bernal, who edged out last year’s winner Geraint Thomas. Steven Kruijswijk of the Netherlands finishd third.

2019 Tour de France General Classification

Pos. Rider Country Team Time/Gap
1 Egan Bernal Colombia Team Ineos 82:57:00
2 Geraint Thomas Great Britain Team Ineos +1:11
3 Steven Kruijswijk Netherlands Team Jumbo-Visma +1:31
4 Emanuel Buchmann Germany Bora-Hansgrohe +1:56
5 Julian Alaphilippe France Deceuninck-Quick-Step +4:05
6 Mikel Landa Spain Movistar Team +4:23
7 Rigoberto Uran Colombia EF Education First +5:15
8 Nairo Quintana Colombia Movistar Team +5:30
9 Alejandro Valverde Spain Movistar Team +6:12
10 Warren Barguil France Arkea-Samsic +7:32

2019 Tour de France route

Stage no. Date Stage type Start Finish Distance Winner
1 Sat Jul 6 Flat Brussels Brussels 195km Mike Teunissen
2 Sun Jul 7 Team time trial Brussels-Royal Palace Brussels-Atonium 28km Team Jumbo-Visma
3 Mon Jul 8 Hilly Binche Epernay 215km Julian Alaphilippe
4 Tue Jul 9 Flat Reims Nancy 214km Elia Viviani
5 Wed Jul 10 Hilly Saint-Die-des-Vosges Colmar 176km Peter Sagan
6 Thu Jul 11 Mountain Mulhouse La Planche des Belles Filles 161km Dylan Teuns
7 Fri Jul 12 Flat Belfort Chalon-sur-Saone 230km Dylan Gorenewegen
8 Sat Jul 13 Hilly Macon Saint-Etienne 200km Thomas De Gendt
9 Sun Jul 14 Hilly Saint-Eitienne Brioude 171km Daryl Impey
10 Mon Jul 15 Flat Saint-Flour Albi 218km Wout van Aert
Rest Day 1 Tue Jul 16 Albi
11 Wed Jul 17 Flat Albi Toulouse 167km Caleb Ewan
12 Thu Jul 18 Mountains Toulouse Bagneres-de-Bigorre 210km Simon Yates
13 Fri Jul 19 Individual time trial Pau Pau 27km Julian Alaphilippe
14 Sat Jul 20 Mountain Tarbes Col du Tourmalet 111km Thibaut Pinot
15 Sun Jul 21 Mountain Limoux Foix Prat d’Albis 185km Simon Yates
Rest Day 2 Mon Jul 22 Nimes
16 Tue Jul 23 Flat Nimes Nimes 177km Caleb Ewan
17 Wed Jul 24 Hilly Pont du Gard Gap 200km Matteo Trentin
18 Thu Jul 25 Mountain Embrun Valloire 208km Nairo Quintana
19 Fri Jul 26 Mountain Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Tignes 127km Stage abandoned
20 Sat Jul 27 Mountain Albertville Val Thorens 130km Vincenzo Nibali
21 Sun Jul 28 Flat Rambouillet Paris-Champs Elysees 128km Caleb Ewan

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