Tour de France Stage 15 – Data and Stats

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Written By David Girones

Engineer in love of Data and passionate about cycling, running and triathlon

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.

Tour de France Stage 15 Distance Evolution
  • 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.

Types of Tour de France Stage 15

TdF Stage 15 Locations

Starting Line

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

Finish Line

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

This section of the page will be a live document where I will be adding information that I gather through the time or that I receive in the comments.

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