Saturday 30 July 2016 - 13:23

Etixx – Quick-Step’s Tour de France in numbers

Etixx – Quick-Step’s Tour de France in numbers

Take a look at the stats behind the day by day racing.

– The team scored a stage victory and finished on the podium four times

– Victorious in Limoges, where a German rider had never triumphed until this year, Marcel Kittel became the first rider to win stages in both Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in 2016

– Five of our riders were at one point in a breakaway: Julian Alaphilippe, Iljo Keisse, Tony Martin, Petr Vakoč and Julien Vermote

– In the three weeks of the race, Etixx – Quick-Step's riders finished in the top 10 on 16 occasions

– Grande Boucle debutant Julian Alaphilippe spent five days in the white jersey

– Riding his second Tour de France, Julien Vermote stayed at the front of the peloton for almost 1 000 kilometers in the 19 road stages

– On stage 16, which took the bunch to Bern, Julian Alaphilippe and Tony Martin were the only riders in the escape, being rewarded for their 170-km long effort with the most combative rider prize

– By becoming the first Irish rider in the past 24 years to finish in the top 10, Dan Martin made his way to 8th place in the World Tour individual rankings

– His result in the overall standings was also the best of the team in the Tour de France since its inception

– Meters of elevation covered over the three weeks of racing: 52 613

– Top speed reached by one of our riders: 103.1 km/h (Marcel Kittel)

 

Photo credit: ©Tim De Waele