Tour de France Stage 15 of 2022 will go from Rodez to Carcassonne. It will be a Flat stage.
Probably one of the last stages, not counting les Champs-Élysées, with a clear opportunity for sprinters to take a victory.
Statistics and data of Tour de France Stage 15
Tour de France Stage 15 Average Distance
To calculate the average distance of the Stage 15 of the TdF there is some extra information to be provided.
- 5 times Stage 15 was an Individual Time Trial
- 1 times Stage 15 was a Team Time Trial
- 2 times Stage 15 was divided in more than one split
The average distance in kilometers of the Stage 15, has been 205.78 kms (127.78 miles).
If we do not consider Time Trials, as those stages are shorter, then Stage 15 average distance increases to 215.06 km (133.53 miles).
Stage number 15 of the 2022 edition of “Le Tour” will be shorter than the historical average with 200 kms (120 miles).
Tour de France Stage 15 Distance Evolution
The year by year distance evolution of Stage 15 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 15th Stage: 373.00 km. 1925 edition
- Shortest 15th Stage: 12.00 km. 1959 edition
Tour de France Stage 15 types of stage
The fifteenth stage of the 2022 Tour de France will be a Flat stage from Rodez to Carcassonne. A Flat stage in the 15th stage of Tour de France has happened 36 times.
A Medium mountain stage, with 36 times, is the most common type of stage on the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France.
TdF Stage 15 Locations
The cities that have hosted more times the start line of Tour de France Stage 15 are:
- Dunkerque – 8 times
- Perpignan – 7 times
- Luchon – 5 times
- Nice – 3 times
- Montpellier – 3 times
The cities that have hosted more times the finish line of Tour de France Stage 15 are:
- Paris – 11 times
- Pau – 4 times
- Toulouse – 3 times
- Montpellier – 3 times
- Luchon – 3 times
Tour de France Stage 15 winners
Find below the list of cyclists with more victories on the 15th stage of Tour de France:
- Marco Pantani (ITA) – 3 victories
- Sylvère Maes (BEL) – 2 victories
- Nicolas Frantz (LUX) – 2 victories
- Lance Armstrong (USA)[a] – 2 victories
- Jean Alavoine (FRA) – 2 victories
- Félix Goethals (FRA) – 2 victories
- Federico Bahamontes (ESP) – 2 victories
- Eddy Merckx (BEL) -2 victories
- Bernard Hinault (FRA) – 2victories
- Wladimiro Panizza (ITA) – 1 victories
Stage 15 Tour de France anecdotes and important days
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