Tour de France 2022: Points Classification

Mark Cavendish - Tour de France 2022: Points Classificationimage: Cor VosMark Cavendish won last year’s green jersey ahead of Michael Matthews and Sonny Colbrelli. It was his second triumph in La Grande Boucle’s points competition of his career. The first time the ManX Missile took home green was in 2011. It remains to be seen if the Briton will return to France to defend his title.

You can follow the fight for the green jersey from Friday 1 July, when the first points are awarded in the Copenhagen time trial.

The points for the green jersey are awarded at finishes and intermediate sprints. The amount of points for the last category are always the same, while the finish points vary with the kind of terrain of a particular stage. Most points are given in the flat stages, followed by medium mountain and high mountain/ITT.

The distribution of points in the Tour de France is as follows:

Maximum amounts of points: 50 – 30 – 20 – 18 – 16 – 14 – 12 – 10 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2

Medium amount of points: 30 – 25 – 22 – 19 – 17 – 15 – 13 – 11 – 9 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2

Minimum amount of points: 20 – 17 – 15 – 13 – 11 – 10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1

Amount of points in intermediate sprints (all stages, except ITTs): 20 – 17 – 15 – 13 – 11 – 10 – 9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1

Another interesting read: winners points classification at the Tour de France from 2000 onward.

During the Tour you’ll find all results regarding the battle for the green jersey in underneath scheme.

Tour de France 2022 – points competition

date start – finish results leader
1 2-7 Copenhagen – Copenhagen
2 2-7 Roskilde – Nyborg
3 3-7 Vejle – Sønderborg
4-7 rest day
4 5-7 Dunkirk – Calais
5 6-7 Lille – Arenberg
6 7-7 Binche – Longwy
7 8-7 Tomblaine – Planche des Belles Filles
8 9-7 Dole – Lausanne
9 10-7 Aigle – Châtel
11-7 rest day
10 12-7 Morzine – Megève
11 13-7 Albertville – Col du Granon
12 14-7 Briançon – Alpe d’Huez
13 15-7 Bourg d’Oissans – Saint-Étienne
14 16-7 Saint-Étienne – Mende
15 17-7 Rodez – Carcassonne
18-7 rest day
16 19-7 Carcassonne – Foix
17 20-7 Saint-Gaudens – Peyragudes
18 21-7 Lourdes – Hautacam
19 22-7 Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors
20 23-7 Lacapelle-Marival – Rocamadour
21 24-7 Thoiry – Paris

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