Facts from Tour de France 1996
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3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
ESP  Arsenio González36 Years  121 Days

ESP  Federico Echave35 Years  353 Days

FRA  François Lemarchand35 Years  248 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  Franck Bouyer22 Years  110 Days

DDR  Jan Ullrich22 Years  215 Days

ITA  Valentino Fois22 Years  285 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
ESP  Arsenio González36 Years  143 Days

ESP  Federico Echave36 Years  10 Days

FRA  François Lemarchand35 Years  270 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
DDR  Jan Ullrich22 Years  237 Days

ITA  Valentino Fois22 Years  307 Days

ITA  Paolo Savoldelli23 Years  81 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 15Distance: 176.00 km.
ITAMassimo Podenzana34 Years  360 Days

Stage: 14Distance: 186.50 km.
URSDjamolidine Abduzhaparov32 Years  145 Days

Stage: 12Distance: 143.50 km.
SUIPascal Richard32 Years  126 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: 20Distance: 63.50 km.
DDRJan Ullrich22 Years  236 Days

Stage: 4Distance: 232.00 km.
FRACyril Saugrain23 Years  17 Days

Stage: 6Distance: 207.00 km.
NEDMichael Boogerd24 Years  44 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 2DDRMario Kummer34 Years  65 Days

St. 7POLZenon Jaskula34 Years  41 Days

St. 7ITAStefano Colagè34 Years  7 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 14FRAFranck Bouyer22 Years  125 Days

St. 6FRACyril Saugrain23 Years  19 Days

St. 15USAGeorge Hincapie23 Years  22 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.