01 July 2011

Five Fact Friday: Tour de France Graphic

Tour de France Trivia: fun facts on the Tour de France
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108 years history of the race
12 million spectators in 2010
121 TV broadcasts
479,800 American viewed the Tour in 2010, 70% men, 30% women
Wins by nation: 36 France, 18 Belgium, 13 Spain, 10 USA, 9 Italy
Oldest Winner: age 36, Youngest Winner: age 20
The race is usually 20 or 21 stages, and averages 2,200 miles
10,000 riders have attempted to complete the Tour, only 6,000 have succeeded
(Information provided by USDISH.com)

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