Facts from Tour de France 1959
  |   Stages.  |   Stage winners.  |   Days in yellow  |   Average speed.  |   Route.  |   Teams.  |   All riders.  |   Rookies.  |  

  |   Withdrawls.  |   GC.  |   Polka  |   Green  |   White  |   Summits. (In tour)  |   Miscellaneous.  |  


Stages:
22
Dist:
4355.00 km.
Average:
35,733 km/h.
Start:
120 riders.
Finish:
65 riders.
Restdays:
2
Ind. Time Trial:
3

Classifications
General classification
1ESPFederico BahamontesSpain 123:46:45

2FRAHenri AngladeCenter-Midi 123:50:46

3FRAJacques AnquetilFrance 123:51:50

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1BELBelgiumBelgium 372:02:13

2FRAFranceFrance 372:33:38

3FRACenter-MidiFrance 373:01:14

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1ESPFederico BahamontesSpain 73 pt.

2LUXCharly GaulHolland-Luxembourg 68 pt.

3FRAGerard SaintWest-South West 65 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1FRAAndré DarrigadeFrance 613 pt.

2FRAGerard SaintWest-South West 524 pt.

3FRAJacques AnquetilFrance 503 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1FRAGerard SaintWest-South West