Tour de France 2018: Favourites

Tour de France 2018 favouritesThe 105th edition of the Tour de France is headlined by Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali, while a host of world class riders are also competing. Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Marcel Kittel, Fernando Gaviria and Dylan Groenewegen are eyeing up stage wins. At the same time, Mikel Landa, Nairo Quintana, Richie Porte, Romain Bardet and Alejandro Valverde will try to seize the overall victory ahead of former winners Froome and Nibali. (Slideshow route/profile)

Read about the major contenders to win the Tour de France’s overall classification.

Tick links in underneath scheme for the likely victors on the respective stages of the 2018 Tour de France.

Favourites 2018 Tour de France – per stage:

Date Favourites Length Type
1 Sa 7-7 Tour de France 2018 stage 1 contenders Sprint for first maillot jaune 201.0km flat
2 Su 8-7 Tour de France 2018 stage 2 contenders Fast men again 182.5 km flat
3 Mo 9-7 Tour de France 2018 stage 3 contenders Teams clash on trying course 35.5 km TTT
4 Tu 10-7 Tour de France 2018 stage 4 contenders False flat sprint to the line 195.0 km flat
5 We 11-7 204.5 km hills
6 Th 12-7 181.0 km hills
7 Fr 13-7 231.0 km flat
8 Sa 14-7 181.0 km flat
9 Su 15-7 156.5 km cobbles
Mo 16-7 Rest day
10 Tu 17-7 158.5 km mountains
11 We 18-7 108.5 km mountains
12 Th 19-7 175.5 km mountains
13 Fr 20-7 169.5 km flat
14 Sa 21-7 188.0 km hilly, flat start
15 Su 22-7 181.5 km hilly
Mo 23-7 Rest day
16 Tu 24-7 218.0 km mountains, flat start
17 We 25-7 65.0 km mountains
18 Th 26-7 171.0 km flat
19 Fr 27-7 200.5 km mountains
20 Sa 28-7 31.0 km ITT (hills)
21 Su 29-7 116.0 km flat

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