International Cycling

The Tour de France in numbers

2015-07-03 08:22
Tour de France (File)

Utrecht - With the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday in Utrecht, here is a look at the key numbers...

Tour De France by the numbers:

3 - number of countries visited (Netherlands, Belgium, France)

4 - number of jerseys up for grabs

7 - number of ambulances

10 - number of doctors

21- number of stages

22 - number of teams taking part

100 - number of television channels showing the race

190 - number of countries televising the event

198 - number of riders taking part

1.3 million - number of Twitter followers

1.7 million - number of Facebook fans

2 000 - number of accredited journalists

3 360 - number of kilometres raced

4 500 - number of people involved including athletes, coaches, media and organisers

6 100 - total number of hours of worldwide television coverage

13 000 - number of police involved in assuring safety and security

32 million - number of unique internet visitors

146 million - number of internet pages viewed

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