Facts from Tour de France 1961
  |   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:
4397.50 km.
Average:
36,390 km/h.
Start:
132 riders.
Finish:
72 riders.
Restdays:
1
Ind. Time Trial:
2

Classifications
General classification
1FRAJacques AnquetilFrance 122:01:33

2ITAGuido CarlesiItaly 122:13:47

3LUXCharly GaulSwitzerland-Luxembourg 122:13:51

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1FRAFranceFrance 367:45:36

2BELBelgiumBelgium 367:58:08

3ITAItalyItaly 367:16:18

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1ITAImerio MassignanItaly 56 pt.

2FRAMarcel RohrbachCenter-Midi 52 pt.

3ITAGraziano BattistiniItaly 50 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1FRAAndré DarrigadeFrance 174 pt.

2FRAJean GaincheWest-South West 169 pt.

3ITAGuido CarlesiItaly 148 pt.