The 13th stage of the 2015 Tour had already started in Muret towards Rodez where Greg Van Avermaet outsprinted Peter Sagan. The Slovakian failed to win stages on that edition but however managed to conquer the Green Jersey for the fourth consecutive time. Muret is also the city of the Van Schendel brothers, former Dutch professional riders. Antoon (winner in Narbonne, during the 1938 Tour and then in Annecy in 1939) and Albert had followed their parents who had settled there in a close-by farm. They remained there for the rest of their lives and both passed away in an interval of four months in 1990.
Stage city for the 2nd time
Sous-préfecture of Haute-Garonne (31)
Inhabitants: 25,000 (Muretains), 119,500 in the 26 commons of the Communauté d’agglomération Le Muretain Agglo