Facts from Tour de France 1968
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  |   Withdrawls.  |   GC.  |   Polka  |   Green  |   White  |   Summits. (In tour)  |   Miscellaneous.  |  

3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
ESP  José Gomez36 Years  215 Days

FRA  Jean Stablinski36 Years  46 Days

ESP  Julio Jiménez33 Years  251 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Georges Pintens21 Years  261 Days

BEL  Eric Leman21 Years  351 Days

LUX  Roland Smaniotto21 Years  351 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
ESP  José Gomez36 Years  239 Days

ESP  Julio Jiménez33 Years  275 Days

ENG  Vic Denson32 Years  248 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Georges Pintens21 Years  285 Days

BEL  Eric Leman22 Years  10 Days

NED  Evert Dolman22 Years  155 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 19Distance: 200.00 km.
ENGBarry Hoban28 Years  171 Days

Stage: 14Distance: 231.50 km.
NEDJan Janssen28 Years  61 Days

Stage: 6Distance: 188.00 km.
ESPAurelio Gonzalez27 Years  349 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: 12Distance: 226.50 km.
BELGeorges Pintens21 Years  274 Days

Stage: 21Distance: 242.00 km.
BELEric Leman22 Years  9 Days

Stage: 8Distance: 223.00 km.
BELDaniel Vanryckeghem23 Years  43 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 16FRAJean Stablinski36 Years  64 Days

St. 12NEDHenk Nijdam32 Years  296 Days

St. 17FRARaymond Poulidor32 Years  100 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 12LUXRoland Smaniotto21 Years  364 Days

St. 8FRAJosé Samyn22 Years  61 Days

St. 12BELWilfried David22 Years  85 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.