Tour de France
In less than a week now, the Tour de France will start from Copenhagen for three weeks. Of course, the stars of the peloton will fight to bring the yellow jersey back to the Champs-Elysées. A victory which will then allow the winner of the Grande Boucle to receive a very nice check, but other large sums are also to be collected on the Tour.
Who will succeed Tadej Pogaçar, winner of the last two editions of the Tour de France ? This will therefore be the challenge of the three weeks of the Grande Boucle, which will start on July 1st from Copenhagen in Denmark. While the Slovenian is among the favorites for the final victory, others are also described by this yellow jersey. A victory which also allows to win a nice jackpot. In total, during this Tour de France, this €2,820,000 which will be distributed. This is also how the sum is distributed.
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€500,000 to bring the yellow jersey back to Paris
Of course, the biggest check will be distributed to the winner of this Tour de Francethe one who will thus bring back the yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees. Winning the Grande Boucle will then guarantee an income of €500,000 to the winner of this 2022 edition. There will therefore be some disappointed people who have not won the Round. But depending on the place in the general classification, the rewards are more or less important. Thus, the 2nd in the general classification will receive €200,000, €100,000 will go to the 3rd, €70,000 for the 4th, €50,000 for the 5th, €23,000 for the 6th, €11,500 for the 7th, €7,600 for the 8th, €4,500 for the 9th, €3,800 for the 10th. It then goes down and from the 20th to the 160th, it’s 1000€.
Additionally, wear the yellow jersey also reports. Thus, a day with the leader’s tunic on the Tour de France brings in 500€. Enough to inflate the kitty a little more.
And the other distinctive jerseys?
But on the Tour de Franceit’s not just the yellow jersey. Pour it green jersey, that of the classification by points, often summarized with the best sprinter, it is 25,000€ which will be granted to the 1st, 15,000€ to the 2nd, 10,000€ to the 3rd, 4,000€ to the 4th or even 3,500€ to the 5th. And to get high in this ranking, you will have to overcome stages. A victory brings in each time €11,000 to the winner, €5,500 to the 2nd, €2,800 to the 3rd, €1,500 to the 4th, €830 to the 5th. And for the intermediate sprints, it’s €1500 for the 1st, €1000 for the second and €500 for the 3rd. In addition, each day spent with the green jersey brings in 300€.
What about white jersey with red polka dots, that of the best climber? The scale is the same as for the green jersey, namely €25,000, €15,000, €10,000 and so on. For this, you will then have to be the strongest during the climbs and depending on the difficulty of the passes, the bonuses are different. Thus, at the top of a non-category pass, 800€ will go for the 1st, 450€ for the 2nd and 300€. For a 1st category pass, the 1st won 650€. For a 2nd category pass or climb, the 1st will have 500€, 300€ for a 3rd category and 200€ if it is classified in the 4th category. This is also in addition to the €300 for each day spent with the polka dot jersey. In addition, there is also the Henri Desgrange souvenir, which rewards the 1st at the top of the Col du Galibier with €5,000.
For runners aged 25 or under, there is also the white jersey to fetch. For him, €20,000 awaits the 1st, €15,000 for the 2nd, €10,000 for the 3rd and €5,000 for the 4th. Similarly, wearing it as a pendant one day will also earn €300.
Be the best team on the Tour de France also pays a lot. While this classification is made according to the results of the 3 best riders of the team, the 1st team will win €50,000 in Paris, €30,000 for the second, €20,000 for the 3rd, €12,000 for the 4th and €8,000.
Upon arrival, a runner will also be rewarded with €20,000. Indeed, each year the election of the super combative, which rewards everyone’s efforts. Thus, this will offer a very nice check to the chosen one while the one who will be elected the most combative at the end of each stage will be rewarded with 2,000€.