Facts from Tour de France 1972
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Stages:
25
Dist:
3846.60 km.
Average:
35,450 km/h.
Start:
132 riders.
Finish:
88 riders.
Restdays:
2
Ind. Time Trial:
2
Team Time Trial:
1

Classifications
General classification
1BELEddy MerckxMolteni 108:17:18

2ITAFelice GimondiSalvarani 108:27:59

3FRARaymond PoulidorGan-Mercier-Hutchinson 108:28:52

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1FRAGan-Mercier-HutchinsonFrance 327:44:34

2BELDe Gribaldy-Magniflex-Van CauterBelgium 327:53:03

3FRAPeugeot-BP-MichelinFrance 327:57:19

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1BELLucien Van ImpeSonolor 229 pt.

2BELEddy MerckxMolteni 211 pt.

3PORJoaquim AgostinhoDe Gribaldy-Magniflex-Van Cauter 163 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1BELEddy MerckxMolteni 196 pt.

2BELRik Van LindenDe Gribaldy-Magniflex-Van Cauter 135 pt.

3NEDJoop ZoetemelkBeaulieu-Flandria 132 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1FRACyrille GuimardGan-Mercier-Hutchinson