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Prize classification review: part 04 - white jersey

news21.07.2012Stage 19- Bonneval / Chartres

 

Tejay van Garderen (BMC) is a day away from becoming the third American to win the white jersey at the Tour de France as the best young rider in the general classification. The first from the US to claim this prize was also the first from the States to win the overall title of the Tour de France, Greg LeMond. The triple winner of the Tour (1986, 1989 and 1990) won the white jersey in 1984.

The 1988 Giro d'Italia winner, Andy Hampsten, was the second American to win the white jersey (1986).

Van Garderen currently has a lead of 3'16" over his nearest rival, Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) who is the youngest rider in the race - and the winner of stage eight.

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