Tour de France 2016: Favourites

nairo quintana 2016 tour de france favouriteThe 2016 Tour de France was played out between Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 24. Read about the overall contenders and click links in underneath scheme for favourites per stage. Obviously, all these articles were written before the start of the race. (Slideshow route/profile)

Favourites 2016 Tour de France – per stage:

Date Favourites Length Type
1 Sa 2-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 1 Sprint for yellow 188,0 km flat
2 Su 3-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 2 Power to the punchers! 183,0 km flat, finish uphill
3 Mo 4-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 3 Sprint on false flat arrival 223,5 km flat
4 Tu 5-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 4 Degenkolbish kind of sprinter’s finish 237,5 km flat
5 We 6-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 5 Climbing sprinters and punchy climbers 216,0 km hills
6 Th 7-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 6 Who dares to spoil a Cav/Kittel party? 190,5 km hills, flat finish
7 Fr 8-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 7 Dan Martin’s day near Lac de Payolle 162,5 km mountains, flat start
8 Sa 9-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 8 Escapees and good descenders 184 km mountains
9 Su 10-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 9 Take your pick from the big three 184,5 km mountains
Mo 11-7 Rest day in Andorra
10 Tu 12-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 10 For the escapees 197,0 km mountains, flat finish
11 We 13-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 11 Cav to beat Kittel (again) 162,5 km flat
12 Th 14-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 12 Battle between the Big Guys 184,0 km mountains, flat start
13 Fr 15-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 13 Dennis-Martin-Dumoulin tête-à-tête in ITT 37,5 km ITT
14 Sa 16-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 14 Sprinters or escapees 208,5 km flat
15 Su 17-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 15 Strong descenders with adventurous minds 160,5 km mountains
16 Mo 18-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 16 A Saganesque Finish 209,0 km flat
Tu 19-7 Rest day in Bern
17 We 20-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 17 Battle for overall victory to ignite 184,5 km mountains
18 Th 21-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 18 Dumoulin for his second stage win? 17 km ITT, mountains
19 Fr 22-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 19 For elite breed climbers 146 km mountains
20 Sa 23-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 20 All-or-nothing for Aru or Contador 146,5 km mountains
21 Su 24-7 Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 21 Heavenly sprint on Champs Elysees 113 km flat

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More articlesTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 5: Climbing sprinters and punchy climbersTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 6: Who dares to spoil a Cav/Kittel party?Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 7: Dan Martin's day near Lac de PayolleTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 8: Escapees and good descendersTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 9: Take your pick from the Big TwoTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 10: For escapeesTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 11: Cav to beat Kittel (again)Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 12: Battle between the Big GuysTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 13: Dennis-Martin-Dumoulin tête-à-tête in ITTTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 14: Sprinters or escapeesTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 15: Strong descenders with adventurous mindsTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 16: A Saganesque FinishTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 17: Battle for overall victory to igniteTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 18: Dumoulin for his third win?Tour de France 2016 Favourites stage 19: For elite breed climbersTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 20: All-or-nothing for Aru or QuintanaTour de France 2016 Favourites stage 21: Heavenly sprint on Champs Elysees