Facts from Tour de France 1997
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Stages:
22
Dist:
3942.30 km.
Average:
39,444 km/h.
Start:
198 riders.
Finish:
139 riders.
Restdays:
1
Ind. Time Trial:
2

Classifications
General classification
1DDRJan UllrichTeam Deutsche Telekom 100:30:35

2MARRichard VirenqueFestina 100:39:44

3ITAMarco PantaniMercatone Uno 100:44:38

Team classification introduced in 1930.
1GERTeam Deutsche TelekomGermany 301:51:30

2ITAMercatone UnoItaly 302:23:26

3FRAFestinaFrance 302:39:22

Climbers classification introduced in 1933
1MARRichard VirenqueFestina 579 pt.

2DDRJan UllrichTeam Deutsche Telekom 328 pt.

3ITAFrancesco CasagrandeSaeco-Estro 309 pt.

Sprinters classification introduced in 1953
1DDRErik ZabelTeam Deutsche Telekom 350 pt.

2FRAFrédéric MoncassinGan 223 pt.

3ITAMario TraversoniMercatone Uno 198 pt.

Combative classification introduced in 1953
1MARRichard VirenqueFestina

Youth classification introduced in 1975
1DDRJan UllrichTeam Deutsche Telekom 100:30:35

2AUTPeter LuttenbergerRabobank 101:16:14

3NEDMichael BoogerdRabobank 101:31:08