Tour de France 2021: Favourites

Tadej Pogacar - Tour de France 2021: FavouritesTadej Pogacar was the big winner in last year’s Tour de France. The young Slovene won the overall classification, mountain classification, young rider classification, plus three stages. Sam Bennett, Caleb Ewan, Wout van Aert and Søren Kragh Andersen all won two stages. In the run-up to the 2021 Tour de France we’ll publish on the main contenders to take the GC.

Click on the links in underneath scheme to read our prognoses about individual stages.

Tour de France 2021 favourites – per stage

date favourites km type
1 26-6 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 1 Alaphilippe for maillot jaune 187 hills
2 27-6 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 2 Punchers at Mûr-de-Bretagne 182 hills
3 28-6 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 3 Fast finishers showdown #1 182 flat
4 29-6 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 4 Sprinters in Fougères 152 flat
5 30-6 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 5 Specialists on rolling route 27 ITT
6 1-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 6 Back to the fast men 144 flat
7 2-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 7 Strong sprinters or attackers 248 hills
8 3-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 8 Climbers with fast descent 151 mountains
9 4-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 9 Finish climb for diesels 145 mountains
5-7 rest day
10 6-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 10 Bunch sprint in Valence 186 flat
11 7-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 11 Up and down the Ventoux 199 mountain
12 8-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 12 Sprint after crosswinds 161 flat
13 9-7 Tour de France 2021 favourites stage 13 Attackers in Carcassonne 220 flat
14 10-7 184 hills
15 11-7 192 mountains
12-7 rest day
16 13-7 169 hills
17 14-7 178 mountains
18 15-7 130 mountains
19 16-7 203 flat
20 17-7 31 ITT
21 18-7 112 flat

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