Tour de France 2017: Favourites

chris froome - Tour de France 2017 favouritesChris Froome won his fourth Tour de France in the 104th edition of the race. The podium was rounded out by Rigoberto Uran and Romain Bardet, while Warren Barguil took the polka dot jersey, Michael Matthews the green jersey and Simon Yates was the best young rider. Winning five stages, Marcel Kittel was the best sprinter. (Slideshow route/profile)

Read about the overall contenders or click links in underneath scheme for the favourites to win individual stages. Obviously, all these articles were written before the start of the race.

Favourites 2017 Tour de France – per stage:

Date Favourites Length Type
1 Sa 1-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 1 favourites Chrono-specialists for the first yellow jersey 14.0 km flat ITT
2 Su 2-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 2 favourites Fast finishers fiesta 203.5 km flat
3 Mo 3-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 3 favourites Power to the punchers 212.5 km finish uphill
4 Tu 4-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 4 favourites False flat for fast men 207.5 km flat
5 We 5-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 5 favourites Froome’s climb to yellow? 160.5 km mountain finish
6 Th 6-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 6 favourites Fast & furious in Troyes 216.0 km flat
7 Fr 7-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 7 favourites Sprinters in Nuits-Saint-Georges 213.5 km flat
8 Sa 8-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 8 favourites Breakaway day for climbers 187.5 km mountains
9 Su 9-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 9 favourites Hors catégorie climbers with strong descent 181.5 km mountains
Mo 10-7 Rest day in Dordogne
10 Tu 11-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 10 favourites Sprinters or late atackers 178.0 km flat
11 We 12-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 11 favourites Sprinters or ecapees in transition stage 203.5 km flat
12 Th 13-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 12 favourites Clash of GC contenders 214.5 km mountains
13 Fr 14-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 13 favourites For descending devils 101.0 km mountains
14 Sa 15-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 14 favourites Punchy clash for Van Avermaet, Gilbert, et al 181.5 km heuvels
15 Su 16-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 15 favourites Attackers with descending skills 189.5 km hilly
Mo 17-7 Rest day in Le Puy en Velay
16 Tu 18-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 16 favourites Sprinters or escapees 165.0 km hilly, flat finish
17 We 19-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 17 favourites To strike on Galibier descent 183.0 km mountains
18 Th 20-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 18 favourites GC contenders versus attackers 179.5 km mountains
19 Fr 21-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 19 favourites Escapees or exhausted sprinters 222.5 km hilly
20 Sa 22-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 20 favourites Specialists against GC guys 22.5 km ITT
21 Su 23-7 Tour de France 2017 stage 21 favourites Fast fiesta on Champs-Elysees 103.0 km flat

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