Tour de France Stage 12 2022 will go from Briançon to Alpe d’Huez. It will be a Mountain stage.
Alpe d’Huez means cycling as Le Mans means motor. The 12th stage of the 2022 Tour de France edition will finish in the classic Tour de France finish line.
Statistics and data of Tour de France Stage 12
Tour de France Stage 12 Average Distance
To calculate the average distance of the Stage 12 of the TdF there is some extra information to be provided.
- 3 times Stage 12 was an Individual Time Trial
- 1 times Stage 12 was a Team Time Trial
- 5 times Stage 12 was divided in more than one split
The average distance in kilometers of the Stage 12, has been 215.34 kms (133.73 miles).
If we do not consider Time Trials, as those stages are shorter, then Stage 12 average distance increases to 220.38 km (136.86 miles).
Stage number 12 of the 2022 edition of “Le Tour” will be shorter than the historical average with 166 kms (103 miles).
Tour de France Stage 12 Distance Evolution
The year by year distance evolution of Stage 12 of the Tour de France has been decreasing exactly as all the other stages. The reason is that in the early days of the Tour de France, stages were incredibly longer than what we are used to nowadays.
- Longest 12th Stage: 470.00 km. 1912 edition
- Shortest 12th Stage: 33.50 km. 1990 edition
Tour de France Stage 12 types of stage
The twelfth stage of the 2022 Tour de France will be a Mountain stage from Briançon to Alpe d’Huez. A Mountain stage in the 12th stage of Tour de France has happened 7 times.
A Flat stage, with 52 times, is the most common type of stage on the twelfth stage of the Tour de France.
TdF Stage 12 Locations
The cities that have hosted more times the start line of Tour de France Stage 12 are:
- Luchon – 7 times
- Pau – 6 times
- Marseille – 6 times
- Geneva – 6 times
- Montpellier – 5 times
The cities that have hosted more times the finish line of Tour de France Stage 12 are:
- Marseille – 10 times
- Strasbourg – 6 times
- Brest – 5 times
- Toulouse – 4 times
- Perpignan – 4 times
Tour de France Stage 12 winners
Find below the list of cyclists with more victories on the 12th stage of Tour de France:
- Nicolas Frantz (LUX) – 3 victories
- Roger Lapébie (FRA) – 2 victories
- Lucien Van Impe (BEL) – 2 victories
- Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) – 2 victories
- Jan Ullrich (GER) – 2 victories
- Gustave Garrigou (FRA) – 2 victories
- Gerrie Knetemann (NED) – 2 victories
- André Darrigade (FRA) -2 victories
- Yaroslav Popovych (UKR) – 1victories
- Wim van Est (NED) – 1 victories
Stage 12 Tour de France anecdotes and important days
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