Facts from Tour de France 1956
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  |   Withdrawls.  |   GC.  |   Polka  |   Green  |   White  |   Summits. (In tour)  |   Miscellaneous.  |  


Stages:
23
Dist:
4497.00 km.
Average:
36,811 km/h.
Start:
120 riders.
Finish:
88 riders.
Restdays:
2
Ind. Time Trial:
2

Classifications
General classification
1FRARoger WalkowiakNorth East-Center 124:01:16

2FRAGilbert BauvinFrance 124:02:41

3BELJan AdriaensensBelgium 124:05:00

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1BELBelgiumBelgium 369:47:42

2ITAItalyItaly 370:48:46

3NEDHollandHolland 371:00:53

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1LUXCharly GaulInternations 71 pt.

2ESPFederico BahamontesSpain 67 pt.

3FRAValentin HuotSouth-West 65 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1BELStan OckersBelgium 280 pt.

2FRAFernand PicotWest 464 pt.

3NEDGerrit VoortingHolland 465 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1FRAAndré DarrigadeFrance