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A record?(4 posts)

A record?CFBlue
Sep 25, 2003 12:51 PM
With Once being the only team to hold the Golden Jersey and Nozal having had it for so many days.If he does win,does this set any new records for any of the big three stage races? Has anything like this happened before?
I'm not 100% sure, but...Dwayne Barry
Sep 25, 2003 1:04 PM
I think Merckx held the leader's Jersey from start to finish in a Grand Tour.
Partial AnswerDwayne Barry
Sep 25, 2003 1:44 PM
Four individuals (so naturally their teams had the jersey the whole time) have done it in the Tour. The most recent being Anquetil in 1961. Couldn't find anything on Giro or Vuelta.
More... Partial Answer...Tour OnlyTWD
Sep 27, 2003 11:20 AM
Leaders of the Tour De France from Start to Finish

Prior to the Existence of the Mauillot Jaune

1903 - Gairn
1905 - Trousselier
1911 - Garrigou
1914 - Thys

In Mauillot Jaune from Start to Finish

1924 - Bottecchia
1928 - Frantz
1935 - Maes
1961 - Anquetil