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When: Saturday 27th June - Sunday 19th July 2020     
Where: Nice, France to Paris, France
Memorable Moments: 
2016 - Chris Froome abandons his bike and runs up Mont Ventouz following a collision. 
2012 - Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British man to win the Tour De France

The Tour de France is over for another year and what an exciting race it was.  

The Tour de France 2020 will start in France and will consist of 21 stages. As always the Tour will colminate in a grand finale along the beautiful Champs-Élysées in Paris.

Approximately 200 cyclists take part in the race, each one competing in a team of nine. Each member of the team ends up recording the same time as their leading cyclist. To decide on who the overall winner is, the judging panel will add up the time scores for the team for each completed day of the race, the cyclist with the least accumulated hours wins the Tour de France.

The reason why the race is so colourful is because various achievements are marked with a different coloured jersey. The yellow jersey (maillot jaune) is worn by the cyclist who has accumulated the least amount of time per day. The green jersey (maillot vert) is given to the cyclist with the most sprint points. Finally, the polka dot jersey (maillot a pois) is for the cyclist who is the first to make it to the top of the mountain stages.

Previous Winners of the Tour de France:
2016 - Chris Froome - United Kingdom
2017 - Chris Froome - United Kingdom 
2018 - Geraint Thomas - United Kingdom
2019 - Egan Bernal - Colombia

Each competitor of the Tour de France belongs to a team of 9 cyclists comprising of one "leader" and eight domestiques. The domestiques' role is to protect the leader, from wind and provide the leader with food and drinks, ensuring the leader is victorious.