Tour de France

Tour winner's prize money upped to €500,000

2016-06-29 19:56
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Saint-Lo - This year's Tour de France winner will receive €500,000, an increase of 11 percent from last year, organisers ASO said on Wednesday.

Last year the Tour yellow jersey winner earnt €450,000 euros.

The winners of the other main jerseys have also seen their prize money increased.

All riders reaching Paris will earn a minimum of €1,000 euros (up from 400 last year), while stage winners will see their prize money increased from €8,000 to €11,000 euros.

Total prize money dished out will be just under €2.3 million euros, ASO said.

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