The Tour de France is considered the most important bicycle race in the world. The competition started in 1903 and now has over a hundred editions. A list of all winners in the general classification of the Tour de France.
The winners of the overall classification of the Tour de France are listed below. It is also given which team won the team classification. It used to be a country frequently and is often a sponsor’s name.
In the years 1915-1918 and 1940-1946, there are no Tour de France organized for war.
¹ Henri Cornet was built in 1904 as number five is still the winner after the digits 1-4, four months after the Tour disqualified suspect for not taking the full course and traveling by train.
² Oscar Pereiro Sio was number two is still the winner in 2006 after a couple of months after the Tour No. 1 Floyd Landis was caught using banned substances.
³ the original winner Alberto Contador, found in a doping test a small traces of the banned substance clenbuterol.Contador claimed that this was due to eating meat Spanish. On February 6, 2012, he was still found guilty by the UCI, leaving Andy Schleck number two became the official winner.
Because of the doping scandal surrounding Lance Armstrong wins funds are officially no more. Since there are plenty of other drivers in this period doping use new winner could not be identified.