Tour de France

By the numbers: Tour de France

2017-06-29 11:51
Tour de France logo (File)

DUsseldorf - The 104th edition of the Tour de France begins in Dusseldorf on Saturday.

A look at the main numbers that will make it happen:

1 - Yellow jersey

2 - Time-trials

3 - Summit finishes

4 - Countries visited

5 - Mountain stages

7 - Ambulances following the peloton

9 - Riders per team

14 - Kilometres for the shortest stage

16 - GoPro cameras worn by riders on each stage

21 - Stages

22 - Teams

23 - Mountains to be crested

190 - Countries televising the race

198 - Riders

222.5 - Kilometres for the longest stage

600 - Media covering the Tour

2 000 - Journalists and photographers accredited

2 642 - Metres above sea level, the highest point of the Tour atop the Galibier

3 540 - Kilometres to be raced

23 000 - Police mobilised to provide security

5.64 million - Social media fans and followers

120 million - Page views on the official Tour website

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