Tour de France Stage 9 – Data and Stats

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Written By David Girones

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

Stage 9 of Tour de France 2022 will take place between Aigle (Switzerland) to Châtel. It will be a Mountain stage.

The profile, type of stage and considering the stage will happen before a rest day makes it the perfect day for a breakthrough to make it to the finish line.

Statistics and data of Tour de France Stage 9

Tour de France Stage 9 Average Distance

To calculate the average distance of the Stage 9 of the TdF there is some extra information to be provided.

  • 7 times Stage 9 was an Individual Time Trial
  • 3 times Stage 9 was a Team Time Trial
  • 2 times Stage 9 was divided in more than one split

The average distance in kilometers of the Stage 9, has been 209.84 kms (130.39 miles).

If we do not consider Time Trials, as those stages are shorter, then Stage 9 average distance increases to 223.34 km (138.77 miles).

Stage number 9 of the 2022 edition of “Le Tour” will be shorter than the historical average with 183 kms (114 miles).

Tour de France Stage 9 Distance Evolution

The year by year distance evolution of Stage 9 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 9 Distance Evolution
  • Longest 9th Stage: 387.00 km. 1928 edition
  • Shortest 9th Stage: 28.00 km. 2015 edition

Tour de France Stage 9 types of stage

The ninth stage of the 2022 Tour de France will be a Mountain stage from Aigle (Switzerland) to Châtel. A Mountain stage in the 9th stage of Tour de France has happened 12 times.

A Medium mountain stage, with 41 times, is the most common type of stage on the ninth stage of the Tour de France.

Types of Tour de France Stage 9

TdF Stage 9 Locations

Starting Line

The cities that have hosted more times the start line of Tour de France Stage 9 are:

  • Bordeaux – 9 times
  • Pau – 6 times
  • Toulouse – 5 times
  • Briançon – 5 times
  • Toulon – 4 times

Finish Line

The cities that have hosted more times the finish line of Tour de France Stage 9 are:

  • Nice – 9 times
  • Bordeaux – 9 times
  • Luchon – 7 times
  • Digne – 6 times
  • Bayonne – 6 times

Tour de France Stage 9 winners

Find below the list of cyclists with more victories on the 9th stage of Tour de France:

  • René Vietto (FRA) – 3 victories
  • Philippe Thys (BEL) – 3 victories
  • Miguel Indurain (ESP) – 3 victories
  • Walter Godefroot (BEL) – 2 victories
  • Raphaël Géminiani (FRA) – 2 victories
  • Nicolas Frantz (LUX) – 2 victories
  • Lucien Petit-Breton (FRA) – 2 victories
  • Louis Trousselier (FRA) -2 victories
  • Jan Raas (NED) – 2 victories
  • Jacques Anquetil (FRA) – 2 victories

Stage 9 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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