Tour de France Stage 17 – 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 17 of 2022 will go from Saint-Gaudens to Peyragudes. It will be a Mountain stage.

Pyrenees have arrived at the 2022 Tour de France only 5 days before the end. Will the yellow jersey have a clear winner?

Statistics and data of Tour de France Stage 17

Tour de France Stage 17 Average Distance

To calculate the average distance of the Stage 17 of the TdF there is some extra information to be provided.

  • 5 times Stage 17 was an Individual Time Trial
  • 1 time Stage 17 was a Team Time Trial
  • 3 times Stage 17 was divided in more than one split

The average distance in kilometers of the Stage 17, has been 187.32 kms (116.46 miles).

If we do not consider Time Trials, as those stages are shorter, then Stage 17 average distance increases to 195.03 km (121.24 miles).

Stage number 17 of the 2022 edition of “Le Tour” will be than the historical average with 130 kms (81 miles).

Tour de France Stage 17 Distance Evolution

The year by year distance evolution of Stage 17 of the Tour de France has been decreasing like all the other stages with a more neutral trend. The reason is that in the early days of the Tour de France, stages were incredibly longer than what we are used to nowadays; however the first stage 17 took place in 1925.

Tour de France Stage 17 Distance Evolution
  • Longest 17th Stage: 433.00 km. 1925 edition
  • Shortest 17th Stage: 32.00 km. 2013 edition

Tour de France Stage 17 types of stage

The seventeenth stage of the 2022 Tour de France will be a Mountain stage in the Pyrenees from Saint-Gaudens to Peyragudes. A Mountain stage in the 17th stage of Tour de France has happened 9 times.

A Medium mountain stage, with 43 times, is the most common type of stage on the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France.

Types of Tour de France Stage 17

TdF Stage 17 Locations

Starting Line

The cities that have hosted more times the start line of Tour de France Stage 17 are:

  • Pau – 7 times
  • Briançon – 6 times
  • Luchon – 5 times
  • Toulouse – 4 times
  • Grenoble – 4 times

Finish Line

The cities that have hosted more times the finish line of Tour de France Stage 17 are:

  • Alpe d’Huez – 8 times
  • Bordeaux – 7 times
  • Strasbourg – 4 times
  • Pau – 4 times
  • Morzine – 4 times

Tour de France Stage 17 winners

Find below the list of cyclists with more victories on the 17th stage of Tour de France:

  • Peter Winnen (NED) – 3 victories
  • Raphaël Géminiani (FRA) – 2 victories
  • Nino Defilippis (ITA) – 2 victories
  • Jean-Paul van Poppel (NED) – 2 victories
  • Jacques Anquetil (FRA) – 2 victories
  • Eddy Merckx (BEL) – 2 victories
  • Charly Gaul (LUX) – 2 victories
  • Carlos Sastre (ESP) -2 victories
  • Wout Wagtmans (NED) – 1victories
  • Vicente Lopez-Carril (ESP) – 1 victories

Stage 17 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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