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1953 | July 3 - July 26
Strasbourg - Paris

total distance: 4476.0 km
number of stages: 22

money for winner: 2 000 000 F
money total: 35 000 000 F

Louison Bobet | France | France | age: 28
time: 129hr 23min 25sec | average speed: 34.593 km/h
2nd place: Jean Mallejac (+ 14min 18sec)
3rd place: Giancarlo Astrua (+ 15min 1sec)
winning team: Holland
number of participants: 119
finished: 76
not finished: 43
Jerseys winners:

 Louison Bobet
 Fritz Schaer
 Jesus Lorono


Tour de France start:

Statistic of the riders:
Route length:
(compared with longest route in 1926 - 5745 km)

 4 476 / 5 745 
 77,9%


Stages

number of stages in this year*: 22 | display finish towns on map
*total number of posibbilities to win the stage

STAGES - start, finish, length, winner, time, average speed
1Strasbourg -Metz  195.0 km  SUI  Fritz SCHÄR  4:55:00  39.7 km/h
2Metz -Liège  227.0 km  SUI  Fritz SCHÄR  6:20:52  35.8 km/h
3Liège -Lille  221.0 km  FRA  Stanislas BOBER  6:06:21  36.2 km/h
4Lille -Dieppe  188.0 km  NED  Gerrit VOORTING  5:20:19  35.2 km/h
5Dieppe -Caen  200.0 km  FRA  Jean MALLÉJAC  5:38:35  35.4 km/h
6Caen -Le Mans  206.0 km  BEL  Martin VAN GENEUGDEN  5:10:53  39.8 km/h
7Le Mans -Nantes  181.0 km  ITA  Livio ISOTTI  4:46:08  38.0 km/h
8Nantes -Bordeaux  345.0 km  NED  Jan NOLTEN  9:56:40  34.7 km/h
9Bordeaux -Pau  197.0 km  ITA  Fiorenzo MAGNI  5:09:58  38.1 km/h
10Pau -Cauterets  103.0 km  ESP  Jesús LOROÑO  4:14:30  24.3 km/h
11Cauterets -Luchon  115.0 km  FRA  Jean ROBIC  3:50:06  30.0 km/h
12Luchon -Albi  228.0 km  FRA  André DARRIGADE  5:40:40  40.2 km/h
13Albi -Beziers  189.0 km  FRA  Nello LAUREDI  5:18:41  35.6 km/h
14Beziers -Nîmes  214.0 km  FRA  Bernard QUENNEHEN  6:21:23  33.7 km/h
15Nîmes -Marseille  173.0 km  FRA  Maurice QUENTIN  4:32:33  38.1 km/h
16Marseille -Monaco  236.0 km  NED  Wim VAN EST  7:20:53  32.1 km/h
17Monaco -Gap  261.0 km  NED  Wout WAGTMANS  8:18:34  31.4 km/h
18Gap -Briançon  165.0 km  FRA  Louison BOBET  5:11:17  31.8 km/h
19Briançon -Lyon  227.0 km  FRA  Georges MEUNIER  6:18:15  36.0 km/h
20Lyon -Saint-Étienne  70.0 km  FRA  Louison BOBET  1:49:00  38.5 km/h
21Saint-Étienne -Montluçon  210.0 km  NED  Wout WAGTMANS  6:20:08  33.1 km/h
22Montluçon -Paris  328.0 km  ITA  Fiorenzo MAGNI  9:42:53  33.8 km/h


Winners of stages in 1953 by nations (6):

 nation  No.wins share (%)
 FRA  10 
 45,45% 
 NED  5 
 22,73% 
 ITA  3 
 13,64% 
 SUI  2 
 9,09% 
 BEL  1 
 4,55% 
 ESP  1 
 4,55% 



Winners of stages in 1953 by cyclists (18):

 name  No.wins share (%)
 Louison BOBET  2 
 9,09% 
 Fiorenzo MAGNI  2 
 9,09% 
 Fritz SCHÄR  2 
 9,09% 
 Wout WAGTMANS  2 
 9,09% 
 Maurice QUENTIN  1 
 4,55% 
 Stanislas BOBER  1 
 4,55% 
 Jan NOLTEN  1 
 4,55% 
 Nello LAUREDI  1 
 4,55% 
 Martin VAN GENEUGDEN  1 
 4,55% 
 Jean ROBIC  1 
 4,55% 
 Wim VAN EST  1 
 4,55% 
 Gerrit VOORTING  1 
 4,55% 
 Bernard QUENNEHEN  1 
 4,55% 
 Georges MEUNIER  1 
 4,55% 
 Livio ISOTTI  1 
 4,55% 
 André DARRIGADE  1 
 4,55% 
 Jean MALLÉJAC  1 
 4,55% 
 Jesús LOROÑO  1 
 4,55% 



Ascents

number of ascents in this year*: 12 | display ascents on map
*ascents of the second, first and "hors" category

THE ALPES [5]
Col de la Sentinelle (980 m):  NED  Wout WAGTMANS
Col de Tende (1869 m):  FRA  Jean ROBIC
Col de Vars (2110 m):  FRA  Adolphe DELEDDA
Izoard (2361 m):  FRA  Louison BOBET
Lautaret (2058 m):  FRA  Jean LE GUILLY
THE PYRENEES [5]
Aspin (1490 m):  FRA  Jean ROBIC
Aubisque (1709 m):  ESP  Jésus LORONO
Cauterets (1320 m):  ESP  Jésus LORONO
Peyresourde (1569 m):  FRA  Jean ROBIC
Tourmalet (2115 m):  FRA  Jean ROBIC
Other mountains [2]
Col d´Eze (490 m):  FRA  Joseph MIRANDO
Col des Treize Vents (600 m):  FRA  Joseph MIRANDO


Winners of ascents in 1953 by nations (3):

 nation  No. wins share (%)
 FRA  9 
 75,00% 
 ESP  2 
 16,67% 
 NED  1 
 8,33% 



Winners of ascents in 1953 by cyclists (7):

 name  No. wins share (%)
 Jean ROBIC  4 
 33,33% 
 Joseph MIRANDO  2 
 16,67% 
 Jésus LORONO  2 
 16,67% 
 Adolphe DELEDDA  1 
 8,33% 
 Louison BOBET  1 
 8,33% 
 Jean LE GUILLY  1 
 8,33% 
 Wout WAGTMANS  1 
 8,33% 



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