Facts from Tour de France 1966
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3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  André Darrigade37 Years  67 Days

BEL  Edgard Sorgeloos35 Years  198 Days

BEL  Armand Desmet35 Years  158 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Jan Nolmans21 Years  349 Days

POL  Joseph Mathy21 Years  353 Days

BEL  Mathieu Maes22 Years  54 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  André Darrigade37 Years  90 Days

BEL  Armand Desmet35 Years  181 Days

BEL  André Messelis35 Years  156 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Herman Vrancken22 Years  82 Days

BEL  Willy Planckaert22 Years  105 Days

FRA  Maurice Izier22 Years  123 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 15Distance: 203.50 km.
ESPLuis Otaño32 Years  169 Days

Stage: 16Distance: 148.50 km.
ESPJulio Jiménez31 Years  260 Days

Stage: 20Distance: 223.50 km.
NEDHenk Nijdam30 Years  297 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: 4Distance: 205.00 km.
BELWilly Planckaert22 Years  85 Days

Stage: 7Distance: 252.50 km.
BELAlbert Van Vlierberghe24 Years  107 Days

Stage: 3bDistance: 131.50 km.
NEDGerben Karstens24 Years  166 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 16BELEdgard Sorgeloos35 Years  214 Days

St. 16FRAJean-Claude Lefebvre33 Years  185 Days

St. 16BELRik Van Looy32 Years  207 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 2BELJan Nolmans21 Years  350 Days

St. 11POLJoseph Mathy21 Years  363 Days

St. 2BELMathieu Maes22 Years  55 Days


Facts below are complete from 2003 and forward.

3 tallest riders to participate.

3 shortest riders to participate.

3 heaviest riders to participate.

3 lightest riders to participate.

3 heaviest riders pr. cm.

3 lightest riders pr. cm.