1997 Tour de France

1997 final standings
Overall Jan Ullrich100h 30' 35"
SecondRichard Virenque+9' 09"
ThirdMarco Pantani+14' 03"
Points Erik Zabel350 points
SecondFrederic Moncassin223 points
ThirdMario Traversoni198 points
Climber Richard Virenque579 points
SecondJan Ullrich328 points
ThirdFrancesco Casagrande309 points
Youth Jan Ullrich100h 30' 35"
SecondPeter Luttenberger+45' 39
ThirdMichael Boogerd+1h 00' 33
Teams Telekom301h 51' 30"
SecondMercatone-Uno+31' 56"
ThirdFestina+47' 52"


The 1997 Tour de France was the 84th Tour de France, it took place July 527, 1997. Jan Ullrich's victory margin, of 9' 09" was the largest margin of victory since Laurent Fignon took the Yellow Jersey in the 1984 Tour de France by 10' 32". Ullrich's simultaneous victories in both the General Classification category and the young riders category marked the first time the same rider had won both categories in the same Tour since Laurent Fignon in 1983.

Teams and riders

189 riders in 21 teams commenced the 1997 Tour de France. 139 riders finished.

Stages

Stage Route Distance Type Date Stage winner GC leader
PRouen7.3 kmIndividual time trialSaturday, July 5Chris BoardmanChris Boardman
1Rouen – Forges-les-Eaux192 kmSunday, July 6Mario CipolliniMario Cipollini
2Saint-Valery-en-CauxVire262 kmMonday, July 7Mario CipolliniMario Cipollini
3Vire – Plumelec224 kmTuesday, July 8Erik ZabelMario Cipollini
4Plumelec – Puy du Fou223 kmWednesday, July 9Nicola MinaliMario Cipollini
5ChantonnayLa Châtre261.5 kmThursday, July 10Cédric VasseurCédric Vasseur
6Le Blanc РMarennes215.5 kmFriday, July 11Jeroen BlijlevensC̩dric Vasseur
7Marennes РBordeaux194 kmSaturday, July 12Erik ZabelC̩dric Vasseur
8SauternesPau161.5 kmSunday, July 13Erik ZabelCédric Vasseur
9Pau РLoudenvielle182 kmMountain stageMonday, July 14Laurent BrochardC̩dric Vasseur
10LuchonAndorra-Arcalis252.5 kmMountain stageTuesday, July 15Jan UllrichJan Ullrich
11Andorra - Perpignan192 kmWednesday, July 16Laurent DesbiensJan Ullrich
Rest dayThursday, July 17
12Saint-Étienne – Saint-Étienne55.5 kmIndividual time trialFriday, July 18Jan UllrichJan Ullrich
13Saint-Étienne – L'Alpe d'Huez203.5 kmMountain stageSaturday, July 19Marco PantaniJan Ullrich
14Le Bourg-d'OisansCourchevel148 kmMountain stageSunday, July 20Richard VirenqueJan Ullrich
15Courchevel – Morzine208.5 kmMountain stageMonday, July 21Marco PantaniJan Ullrich
16Morzine – Fribourg181 kmMountain stageTuesday, July 22Christophe MenginJan Ullrich
17Fribourg – Colmar218.5 kmWednesday, July 23Neil StephensJan Ullrich
18Colmar РMontb̩liard175.5 kmThursday, July 24Didier RousJan Ullrich
19Montb̩liard РDijon172 kmFriday, July 25Mario TraversoniJan Ullrich
20Disneyland Paris – Disneyland Paris63 kmIndividual time trialSaturday, July 26Abraham OlanoJan Ullrich
21Disneyland Paris – Paris-Champs-Élysées149.5 kmSunday, July 27Nicola MinaliJan Ullrich

Results

Jersey progress

Notes
  • (1) = In Stage 1, Chris Boardman (the winner of the Prologue) wore the yellow jersey, and Jan Ullrich wore the green jersey.
  • (2) = In Stages 2 and 3, Mario Cipollini wore the yellow jersey. Tom Steels wore the green jersey on stage 2, Erik Zabel on stage 3.


General classification

Rank Name Country Team Time
1Jan Ullrich
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Team Telekom100h 30' 35"
2Richard Virenque FranceFestina9' 09"
3Marco Pantani ItalyMercatone-Uno14' 03"
4Abraham Olano SpainBanesto15' 55"
5Fernando Escartín SpainKelme20' 32"
6Francesco Casagrande ItalySaeco22' 47"
7Bjarne Riis DenmarkTeam Telekom26' 34"
8José Maria Jímenez SpainBanesto31' 13"
9Laurent Dufaux SwitzerlandFestina31' 55"
10Roberto Conti ItalyMercatone-Uno32' 26"

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Jan Ullrich

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Full name Jan Ullrich
Nickname Ulle, Der Kaiser
Date of birth November 2 1973 (1973--)
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Competitor for  France
Road bicycle racing
World Championships
Bronze 1994 Agrigento Elite Men's Road Race

Richard Virenque (born November 191969 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a retired French professional road racing cyclist. Height : 1m79.
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Marco Pantani
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Full name Marco Pantani
Nickname 'Il Pirata' (The pirate)
Date of birth January 13 1970(1970--)
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Erik Zabel

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Full name Erik Zabel
Nickname Mr Milan-Sanremo, Ete
Date of birth July 7 1970 (1970--) (age 37)
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Frédéric Moncassin
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Full name Frédéric Moncassin
Date of birth September 26 1968 (1968--) (age 39)
Country France
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Competitor for  France
Road bicycle racing
World Championships
Bronze 1994 Agrigento Elite Men's Road Race

Richard Virenque (born November 191969 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a retired French professional road racing cyclist. Height : 1m79.
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Jan Ullrich

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Full name Jan Ullrich
Nickname Ulle, Der Kaiser
Date of birth November 2 1973 (1973--)
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Francesco Casagrande

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Full name Francesco Casagrande
Date of birth September 14 1970 (1970--) (age 37)
Country  Italy
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Jan Ullrich

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Full name Jan Ullrich
Nickname Ulle, Der Kaiser
Date of birth November 2 1973 (1973--)
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Peter Luttenberger
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Full name Peter Luttenberger
Nickname Lutte
Date of birth November 13 1972 (1972--) (age 36)
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Michael Boogerd

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Full name Michael Boogerd
Nickname Boogey
Date of birth May 28 1972 (1972--) (age 35)
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T-Mobile Team

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UCI code TMO
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Festina is a watch manufacturer. It was founded in 1902 in Switzerland.

It is famous for the cycling team that it used to support, which was caught in 1998 in a doping scandal at the Tour de France.
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Local name Le Tour de France
Region France and nearby countries
Date July 7 to 29 (2007)
Type Stage Race (Grand Tour)
General Director Christian Prudhomme
History
First race 1903
Number of races 94 (2007)

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Jan Ullrich

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Full name Jan Ullrich
Nickname Ulle, Der Kaiser
Date of birth November 2 1973 (1973--)
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Laurent Fignon (born August 12, 1960 in Paris, France) is a French former professional road bicycle racer, who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984, and missed winning it a third time, in 1989, by the closest margin ever to decide the tour, 8 seconds [1] .
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The Yellow jersey (French: Maillot jaune pronounced [majo ʒoːn]
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At the 1984 Tour de France, the 71st Tour de France, French rider Laurent Fignon won his second consecutive Tour, beating teammate Bernard Hinault by over 10 minutes. Hinault was pursuing his fifth Tour victory after having sat out the 1983 Tour because of injuries.
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The Maillot blanc (French for white jersey) is the jersey given to the best young rider in the Tour de France as determined by the best overall time. The winner must be under the age of 25 on January 1 the year of the Tour.
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The 1983 Tour de France was the 70th Tour de France, and was won by French rider Laurent Fignon. Seán Kelly of Ireland won the green jersey, and Lucien Van Impe of Belgium won the polka dot jersey.
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Commune of
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Arrondissement Rouen

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Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Track cycling
Gold 1992 Barcelona 4000m Individual Pursuit
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Bronze 1996 Atlanta Individual Time Trial Chris Boardman
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Mario Cipollini

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Nickname Lion King
Date of birth March 22 1967 (1967--) (age 40)
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Saint-Valery-en-Caux is a seaside town and commune of the Seine Maritime département, Haute-Normandie région, Normandy, France, located 30 km west of Dieppe and 30 km east of Fécamp.

It is said to have been founded by Benedictine monks in 990 CE.
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This article is about a French commune; for the river see River Vire

Commune of
Vire


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Longitude 00° 53' 21" W
Latitude 48° 50' 19" N

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Plumelec

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