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2020 Tour de France

The 2020 Tour de France will be the 107th edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's three grand tours. The start of the 2020 Tour (known as the Grand Départ) will be in Nice.[1] This will be the second occasion that the city has held the Grand Départ, the first being for the 1981 Tour de France. This will also be the 36th occasion on which the Tour de France has visited Nice,[2] and the first time since the 2013 Tour de France.[3]

2020 Tour de France
2020 UCI World Tour, race 25 of 36
Race details
Dates27 June – 19 July
Stages21
Distance3,470 km (2,156 mi)
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Route and stagesEdit

Stage characteristics[4]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 27 June Nice to Nice 170 km (106 mi)   Hilly stage
2 28 June Nice to Nice 190 km (118 mi)   Medium mountain stage
3 29 June Nice to Sisteron 198 km (123 mi)   Flat stage
4 30 June Sisteron to Orcières-Merlette 157 km (98 mi)   Hilly stage
5 1 July Gap to Privas 183 km (114 mi)   Flat stage
6 2 July Le Teil to Mont Aigoual 191 km (119 mi)   Hilly stage
7 3 July Millau to Lavaur 168 km (104 mi)   Flat stage
8 4 July Cazères to Loudenvielle 140 km (87 mi)   Mountain stage
9 5 July Pau to Laruns 154 km (96 mi)   Mountain stage
6 July Charente-Maritime Rest day
10 7 July Île d'Oléron to Île de Ré 170 km (106 mi)   Flat stage
11 8 July Châtelaillon-Plage to Poitiers 167 km (104 mi)   Flat stage
12 9 July Chauvigny to Sarran 218 km (135 mi)   Hilly stage
13 10 July Châtel-Guyon to Puy Mary 191 km (119 mi)   Medium mountain stage
14 11 July Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon 197 km (122 mi)   Flat stage
15 12 July Lyon to Grand Colombier 175 km (109 mi)   Mountain stage
13 July Isère Rest day
16 14 July La Tour-du-Pin to Villard-de-Lans 164 km (102 mi)   Mountain stage
17 15 July Grenoble to Méribel (Col de la Loze) 168 km (104 mi)   Mountain stage
18 16 July Méribel to La Roche-sur-Foron 168 km (104 mi)   Mountain stage
19 17 July Bourg-en-Bresse to Champagnole 160 km (99 mi)   Flat stage
20 18 July Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles 36 km (22 mi)   Mountain time trial
21 19 July Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris (Champs-Élysées) 122 km (76 mi)   Flat stage
Total 3,470 km (2,156 mi)


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome says 2020 Tour route is 'brutal' as he aims for fifth title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  2. ^ "2020 Tour de France to start in Nice". Cycling News. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  3. ^ Wynn, Nigel (12 March 2018). "Nice announced as host for Tour de France 2020 Grand Départ". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  4. ^ Windsor, Richard (25 October 2018). "Tour de France 2019 route revealed: Five summit finishes to celebrate 100th anniversary of the yellow jersey". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 18 December 2018.

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