Facts from Tour de France 2001
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3 oldest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
BEL  Ludo Dierckxsens36 Years  275 Days

DDR  Jens Heppner36 Years  205 Days

DEN  Rolf Sørensen36 Years  87 Days


3 youngest riders to participate. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  Sylvain Chavanel22 Years  13 Days

SUI  Rubens Bertogliati22 Years  65 Days

ESP  José Ivan Gutierrez22 Years  228 Days


3 oldest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
DEN  Rolf Sørensen36 Years  109 Days

URS  Viatcheslav Ekimov35 Years  184 Days

GER  Udo Bölts34 Years  362 Days


3 youngest riders to complete. (where birthdate is known.)
FRA  Sylvain Chavanel22 Years  35 Days

SUI  Rubens Bertogliati22 Years  87 Days

ESP  José Ivan Gutierrez22 Years  250 Days


3 oldest riders to win a stage. (age on stageday)
Stage: 20Distance: 160.50 km.
SVKJán Svorada32 Years  343 Days

Stage: 4Distance: 215.00 km.
FRALaurent Jalabert32 Years  231 Days

Stage: 2Distance: 218.50 km.
BELMarc Wauters32 Years  144 Days


3 youngest riders to win a stage. ( age on stageday)
Stage: 9Distance: 185.00 km.
RUSSerguei Ivanov26 Years  140 Days

Stage: 15Distance: 232.50 km.
BELRik Verbrugghe27 Years  8 Days

Stage: 12Distance: 166.50 km.
COLFélix Cárdenas28 Years  245 Days


3 oldest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 13BELLudo Dierckxsens36 Years  289 Days

St. 16DDRJens Heppner36 Years  223 Days

St. 7ITAStefano Zanini32 Years  180 Days


3 youngest riders to abandon. (where birthdate is known.)
St. 9FRALoïc Lamouller23 Years  67 Days

St. 12NORThor Hushovd23 Years  189 Days

St. 8ITAIvan Basso23 Years  237 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.