7 overall victories for Sean Kelly (1982-1988).
12 riders won Paris-Nice several times.
13 French riders won Paris-Nice.
11 nations are at the palmares of Paris-Nice.
21 years old. It was the age of the youngest rider to win Paris-Nice (Vietto in 1935).
9’39 is the biggest gap between the first and second riders at final overall classification (1939, final victory for Archambaud).View statistics and download historical guide
Albert Lejune, owner of two newspapers Le Petit Journal based in Paris, and Le Petit Niçois based in Nice, created Les Six Jours de la Route in 1933 to establish a link between the two newspapers. For him it was about showing the charm of La Cote d’Azur to his readers with the help of a cycling race on an innovative route. For six…
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