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What Jersey Means What?

Find out what the different coloured jerseys mean for riders in the tour.

  • Stage victories

          

            The 21 stages: 9 flat stages, 5 hilly stages, 6 mountain stages with 5 high-altitude finish and  1 individual time-trial stage.
            The stage victory has been sponsored by Powerbar.

  • The Yellow Jersey

    It is worn by the leader of the general individual time classification.
    The Yellow Jersey has been sponsored by LCL since 1987.

  • The Green Jersey

    It is worn by the leader of the points classification. The points are won on the intermediate sprints and at the stage.
    The Green Jersey has been sponsored by PMU since 1992.

  • The Red Polka Dot Jersey

    It is worn by the best climber. Points for the best climber classification are awarded at the top of any classified slope. The prize money is doubled on the four stage finishes that will take place at the summit of climbs.
    The Polka Dot Jersey has been sponsored by Carrefour.

  • The White Jersey

    It is worn by the best young rider aged 25 years old or less in the general individual time classification.
    / The White Jersey has been sponsored by Škoda since 2004.

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