Facts from Tour de France 1997
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3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
ESP  Arsenio Gonz├ílez37 Years  127 Days

DEN  Tony Rominger36 Years  109 Days

ITA  Massimo Podenzana35 Years  350 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
RUS  Vitali Kokorine22 Years  189 Days

BEL  Frank Vandenbroucke22 Years  247 Days

FRA  Anthony Morin23 Years  14 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
ITA  Massimo Podenzana36 Years  7 Days

POL  Zenon Jaskula35 Years  62 Days

ITA  Adriano Baffi34 Years  363 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Frank Vandenbroucke22 Years  269 Days

ESP  Santiago Blanco23 Years  50 Days

ITA  Matteo Tosatto23 Years  80 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 17Distance: 218.50 km.
AUSNeil Stephens33 Years  304 Days

Stage: ProDistance: 7.30 km.
ITAMario Cipollini30 Years  113 Days

Stage: 9Distance: 182.00 km.
FRALaurent Brochard29 Years  117 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: 10Distance: 252.50 km.
DDRJan Ullrich23 Years  231 Days

Stage: 19Distance: 172.00 km.
ITAMario Traversoni25 Years  110 Days

Stage: 6Distance: 215.50 km.
NEDJeroen Blijlevens25 Years  201 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 2ESPArsenio Gonz├ílez37 Years  129 Days

St. 3DENTony Rominger36 Years  112 Days

St. 14URSAndrei Tchmil34 Years  188 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 11RUSVitali Kokorine22 Years  200 Days

St. 9FRADamien Nazon23 Years  24 Days

St. 15FRAAnthony Morin23 Years  30 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.