Facts from Tour de France 1988
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3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
NED  Hennie Kuiper39 Years  161 Days

NED  Gerrie Knetemann37 Years  130 Days

COL  Patrocinio Jiménez35 Years  177 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  Jean-Claude Colotti21 Years  9 Days

NED  Wiebren Veenstra21 Years  214 Days

BEL  Bruno Bruyere22 Years  191 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
NED  Hennie Kuiper39 Years  181 Days

COL  Patrocinio Jiménez35 Years  197 Days

BEL  Ludo Peeters34 Years  358 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  Jean-Claude Colotti21 Years  29 Days

GER  Andreas Kappes22 Years  219 Days

DEN  Søren Lilholt22 Years  311 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 16Distance: 38.00 km.
NEDAdri Van Der Poel29 Years  40 Days

Stage: 1Distance: 91.50 km.
CANSteve Bauer29 Years  30 Days

Stage: 11Distance: 232.00 km.
COLFabio Parra Pinto28 Years  241 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: ProDistance: 1.00 km.
GERSimon Geschke2 Years  113 Days

Stage: 7Distance: 225.50 km.
ITAValerio Tebaldi23 Years  13 Days

Stage: 18Distance: 93.50 km.
SUIGianni Bugno24 Years  163 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 6NEDGerrie Knetemann37 Years  134 Days

St. 20NEDHenk Lubberding34 Years  361 Days

St. 12BELEddy Schepers32 Years  223 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 10NEDWiebren Veenstra21 Years  222 Days

St. 14BELBruno Bruyere22 Years  204 Days

St. 4COLHenry Cárdenas22 Years  255 Days


Facts below are complete from 2003 and forward.

3 tallest riders to participate.
BEL  Stijn Vandenbergh83 kg  199 cm417 g. pr. cm.

BEL  Johan Vansummeren79 kg  197 cm401 g. pr. cm.

FRA  Arnaud Coyot80 kg  195 cm410 g. pr. cm.


3 shortest riders to participate.
FRA  Samuel Dumoulin56 kg  159 cm352 g. pr. cm.

RUS  Alexandre Botcharov54 kg  164 cm329 g. pr. cm.

RUS  Yury Trofimov59 kg  169 cm349 g. pr. cm.


3 heaviest riders to participate.
BEL  Stijn Vandenbergh83 kg  199 cm417 g. pr. cm.

USA  George Hincapie83 kg  191 cm435 g. pr. cm.

NZL  Hayden Roulston83 kg  186 cm446 g. pr. cm.


3 lightest riders to participate.
RUS  Alexandre Botcharov54 kg  164 cm329 g. pr. cm.

ESP  Amets Txurruka56 kg  171 cm327 g. pr. cm.

FRA  Samuel Dumoulin56 kg  159 cm352 g. pr. cm.


3 heaviest riders pr. cm.
POL  Marcin Sapa82 kg  179 cm458 g. pr. cm.

NOR  Thor Hushovd83 kg  183 cm454 g. pr. cm.

NZL  Hayden Roulston83 kg  186 cm446 g. pr. cm.


3 lightest riders pr. cm.
ESP  Amets Txurruka56 kg  171 cm327 g. pr. cm.

RUS  Alexandre Botcharov54 kg  164 cm329 g. pr. cm.

FRA  Hubert Dupont58 kg  174 cm333 g. pr. cm.