Facts from Tour de France 1978
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Stages:
24
Dist:
3923.70 km.
Average:
35,125 km/h.
Start:
110 riders.
Finish:
78 riders.
Restdays:
2
Ind. Time Trial:
3
Team Time Trial:
1

Classifications
General classification
1FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 108:18:00

2NEDJoop ZoetemelkMiko-Mercier 108:21:56

3PORJoaquim AgostinhoVelda-Lano-Flandria 108:24:54

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1FRAMiko-MercierFrance 562:05:52

2NEDTi-Raleigh-CredaHolland 562:23:12

3BELKas-CampagnoloBelgium 562:23:14

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1ESPMariano MartinezJobo-Superia 187 pt.

2FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 176 pt.

3NEDJoop ZoetemelkMiko-Mercier 155 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1BELFreddy MaertensVelda-Lano-Flandria 242 pt.

2FRAJacques EsclassanPeugeot-Esso-Michelin 189 pt.

3FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 123 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1BELPaul WellensTi-Raleigh-Creda

Youth classification introduced in 1975
1NEDHenk LubberdingTi-Raleigh-Creda 108:35:26

2SWESven-Åke NilssonMiko-Mercier 108:41:00

3FRARené BittingerVelda-Lano-Flandria 109:11:47