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List of Tour de France Past winners: Thomas is 2018 Champions | History.

List of Tour de France Past winners: Thomas is 2018 Champions | History.   



J. Anquetil, E. Merckx, B. Hinault and M. Indurain have won the most le Tour de France 5 times.
Current champions-winner (palmarès) of Le Tour de France 2018 is  Great Britain & Wales, Geraint Thomas from Team Sky...





le Tour de France, Race, previous, Champions, winners, history, facts, list, by year, 2017-2018



 Tour de France brief history & Facts. 



 Tour de France is the oldest & most prestigious competition of road bicycle race mainly held in France. The first unit of Tour de France was held in 1903 for increasing the newspaper (L'auto) sale.

  It is held annually every year except in 1915-18 due to World War I, & in 1940-146 due to World War II. It is held under the UCI World Tour.

 Normally the race was held in July. The modern Tour de France was consist of 21 days long stages covering distances nearly 3500 KM (2200 miles).
 Normally Tour de France teams between 20 -22 with 9 Riders each team. 
Lance Armstrong win his first Tour de France title in 1999 & continuously won the 7 Tour de France titles consecutively from 1999-2005, but he was stripped of these titles due to positive doping test in October 2012 by UCI.  

Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain have won the most le Tour de France. 
Miguel Indurain is the only player to win five consecutive le Tour de France. 

The youngest champions of le Tour de France is Henri Cornet won the title in 1904. The oldest winner of Le Tour de France is Firmin Lambot at the age of 36 years old. 

The most appearances in Le Tour de France have been by George Hincapie with 17th times.
The largest margin remains that of the first Tour in 1903: 2h 49m 45s between Maurice Garin (1st winner in 1903) and Lucien Pothier. 

Last several years, accord. to the winner of the Tour de France an overall average speed of right around 25mph (40kmph)–but that encompasses an entire tour. Uphill, downhill, time trial, flatland, it's all averaged at 25mph. 

The only Cyclist to win the Le Tour de France and an Olympic gold medal in the same year was Bradley Wiggins in 2012.
French cyclist has won the most le Tour de France titles by 21 times & on 2nd is Belgium have won the title 18th times & Spain won 12th times.

Previous & Current champions-winner (palmarès) of Le Tour de France 2015-2016-2017 is Chris Froome, GB (Sky team).



le Tour de France will start from 1-23 July 2017 with stages starts from Dusseldorf, GRM,  end at Paris, France. 


Who has won (le palmarès) the most le tour de France .?

Here is complete List (year by year) All-time Tour de France Past Winners-Champions Since 1903 - 2018. 


2019   —    ( team  )    

2018   —    Geraint Thomas, Britain, Wales   (Team Sky)    

2017   — Chris Froome, Britain   ( Sky team  )    

2016 — Chris Froome, Britain   ( Sky team  )   

2015 — Chris Froome, Britain   ( Sky team )  
2014 — Vincenzo Nibali, Italy   ( Astana )
2013 — Chris Froome, Britain   ( Sky team )
2012 — Bradley Wiggins, Britain   ( Sky team  )
2011 — Cadel Evans, Australia   ( BMC Racing  )
2010 — ## -Andy Schleck, Luxembourg   ( Sexo bank team )
2009 — Alberto Contador, Spain   ( Astana )

2008 — Carlos Sastre, Spain   ( CSC team )
2007 — Alberto Contador, Spain   ( Discovery channel )
2006 — ## -Oscar Pereiro, Spain  
2005 — ## -Lance Armstrong, United States  
2004 — ## -Lance Armstrong, United States  
2003 — ## Lance Armstrong, United States  
2002    ## Lance Armstrong, United States  
2001 — ## -Lance Armstrong, United States  
2000 —## -Lance Armstrong, United States  
1999 — ## -Lance Armstrong, United States  
1998 — Marco Pantani, Italy   ( Mercatone Uno-Bianchi )
1997 — Jan Ullrich, Germany   ( Telekom team )
1996 — Bjarne Riis, Denmark   ( Telekom team )
1995 — Miguel Indurain, Spain   ( Banesto )
1994 — Miguel Indurain, Spain   ( Banesto )
1993 — Miguel Indurain, Spain   ( Banesto )
1992 — Miguel Indurain, Spain   ( Banesto )
1991 — Miguel Indurain, Spain   ( Banesto )
1990 — Greg LeMond, United State   ( Z-Tomasso )
1989 — Greg LeMond, United States   ( ADR-Agrigel )
1988 — Pedro Delgado, Spain   ( Renolds )
1987 — Stephen Roche, Ireland   ( Carrera Jeans-vagabond )
1986 — Greg LeMond, United State   ( La Vie Claire )
1985 — Bernard Hinault, France   ( La Vie Claire )
1984 — Laurent Fignon, France   ( Renault-Elf-Gitane )
1983 — Laurent Fignon, France   ( Renault-Elf-Gitane )
1982 — Bernard Hinault, France   (  Renault-Elf-Gitane)
1981 — Bernard Hinault, France   ( Renault-Elf-Gitane )
1980 — Joop Zoetemelk, Netherland   ( TI-Raleigh )
1979 — Bernard Hinault, France   ( Renault-Elf-Gitane )
1978 — Bernard Hinault, France   ( Renault-Elf-Gitane )
1977 — Bernard Thevenet, France   ( Peugeot )
1976 — Lucien Van Impe, Belgium   ( Gitane-Campagnolo )
1975 — Bernard Thevenet, France   (Peugeot )
1974 — Eddy Merckx, Belgium   (Molteni )
1973 — Luis Ocana, Spain   (Bic )
1972 — Eddy Merckx, Belgium   (Molteni  )
1971 — Eddy Merckx, Belgium   (Molteni  )
1970 — Eddy Merckx, Belgium   ( Faemino-Faema )
1969 — Eddy Merckx, Belgium   (Faema )
1968 — Jan Jansen, Netherlands   (Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune)
1967 — Roger Pingeon, France   (Peugeot-BP-Michelin)
1966 — Lucian Almar, France   (Ford France-Hutchinson )
1965 — Felice Gimondi, Italy   (Salvarani)
1964 — Jacques Anquetil, France   (Saint-Raphael-Helyett-R.)
1963 — Jacques Anquetil, France   (Saint-Raphael-Helyett-R.)
1962 — Jacques Anquetil, France   (Saint-Raphael-Helyett-R.)
1961 — Jacques Anquetil, France   (France )
1960 — Gastone Nencini, Italy   (Italy)
1959 — Federico Bahamontes, Spain   (Spain)
1958 — Charly Gaul, Luxembourg   (Luxembourg)
1957 — Jacques Anquetil, France   (France)
1956 — Roger Walkowiak, France   (France)
1955 — Louison Bobet, France   (France)
1954 — Louison Bobet, France   (France)
1953 — Louison Bobet, France   (France)
1952 — Fausto Coppi, Italy   (Italy)
1951 — Hugo Koblet, Switzerland   (Switzerland)
1950 — Ferdinand Kubler, Switzerland   (Switzerland)
1949 — Fausto Coppi, Italy   (Italy)
1948 — Gino Bartali, Italy   (Italy)
1947 — Jean Robic, France   (France)
In 1940-46 — Tour de France cancelled due to World War II
1939 — Sylvere Maes, Belgium   (Belgium)
1938 — Gino Bartali, Italy   (Italy)
1937 — Roger Lapeble, France   (France)
1936 — Sylvere Maes, Belgium   (Belgium )
1935 — Romain Maes, Belgium   (Belgium)
1934 — Antonin Magne, France   (France)
1933 — Georges Speicher, France   (France)
1932 — Andre Leducq, France   (France)
1931 — Antonin Magne, France   (France)
1930 — Andre Leducq, France   (Alcyon)
1929 — Maurice Dewaele, Belgium   (Alcyon)
1928 — Nicholas Frantz, Luxembourg   (Alcyon)
1927 — Nicholas Frantz, Luxembourg   (Alcyon)
1926 — Lucian Bruysee, Belgium   (Automoto)
1925 — Ottavio Bottecchia, Italy   (Automoto)
1924 — Ottavio Bottecchia, Italy   (Automoto)
1923 — Henri Pellissier, France   (Automoto)
1922 — Firmin Lambot, Belgium   (Peugeot)
1921 — Leon Scieur, France   (La Sportive)
1920 — Phillipe Thys, Belgium   (La Sportive)
1919 — Firmin Lambot, Belgium   (La Sportive)
In 1915-18 — Tour de France cancelled due to World War I
1914 — Phillipe Thys, Belgium   (Peugeot)
1913 — Phillipe Thys, Belgium   (Peugeot)
1912 — Odile Defraye, Belgium   (Alcyon)
1911 — Gustave Farrigou, France   (Alcyon)
1910 — Octave Lapize, France   (Alcyon)
1909 — Francois Faber, Luxembourg   (Alcyon)
1908 — Lucien Petit-Breton, France   (Peugeot)
1907 — Lucien Petit-Breton, France   (Peugeot)
1906 — Rene Pottier, France   (Peugeot)
1905 — Louis Trousseller, France   (Peugeot-Wolber)
1904 — Henri Cornet, France   (Conte)
1903 — Maurice Garin, France   (La Francaise)


# A yellow jersey Race after Alberto Contador was stripped due to testing positive for clenbuterol.
# A yellow jersey Racer after Floyd Landis was stripped of his title for testing positive for synthetic testosterone.
# Lance Armstrong stripped of all titles after due to positive doping tests .


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