According to the official organizers ASO, the annual Tour de France will take place in the west part of the country starting from the beautiful city of Nice with two stages. Of which, the 2020 Tour’s final mountain stage will be in the Pyrenees, heading to the Alps in the third week and then finish at the traditional location in Paris along the Champs-Élysées.
Tour de France 2020 classifications
The standard classifications and jerseys will continue to be applied with the overall classification receives yellow jersey, the mountains classification receives polka-dots, the points classification receives green and the best young rider classification gets white. Additionally, each day the most aggressive rider will be rewarded a combativity prize and at the end of the Tour a super-combativity prize will be awarded.
Tour de France 2020 teams and riders
Although it is still unclear how many teams will participate in the tournament, it is certainly that all WorldTour teams will be there. The remaining places will be filled by wildcard teams.
Egan Bernal from Team Ineos will certainly attend to defend his title. Four-time winner Chris Froome will be come back and try to win a fifth title having missed the opportunity through injury in 2019 while Peter Sagan from team Bora-Hansgrohe attempt to claim an eighth green jersey after receiving the seventh in 2019.
The 2018 winner Geraint Thomas could also come back being a part of the formidable Ineos team.
French riders Thibaut Pinot from team Groupama-FDJ will also try to finally break their 35-year duck at the race, following his abandonment on stage 19 of the most recent race.
Julian Alaphilippe from team Deceuninck-Quick-Step has already expressed his interest in other targets despite leading for 14 days in 2019.
If you are a cycling fan, don’t miss this exciting event.