Facts from Tour de France 1981
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Stages:
25
Dist:
3756.00 km.
Average:
38,076 km/h.
Start:
150 riders.
Finish:
121 riders.
Restdays:
2
Ind. Time Trial:
3
Team Time Trial:
2

Classifications
General classification
1FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 91:34:14

2BELLucien Van ImpeBoston-Mavic 91:48:48

3FRARobert AlbanLa Redoute-Motobecane 91:51:18

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1FRAPeugeot-Esso-MichelinFrance 399:30:24

2FRARenault-Elf-GitaneFrance 399:57:10

3BELCapri Sonne-Koga MitayaBelgium 400:13:13

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1BELLucien Van ImpeBoston-Mavic 284 pt.

2FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 222 pt.

3FRAJean-René BernaudeauPeugeot-Esso-Michelin 168 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1BELFreddy MaertensSunair-Sport 80-Colnago 428 pt.

2BELWilliam TackaertDaf Trucks-Cote D'or-Gazelle 222 pt.

3FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane 184 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1FRABernard HinaultRenault-Elf-Gitane

Youth classification introduced in 1975
1NEDPeter WinnenCapri Sonne-Koga Mitaya 91:54:40

2BELClaude CriquielionWickes-Splendor-Europ Decor 92:00:32

3ENGPhil AndersonPeugeot-Esso-Michelin 92:01:14