The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.
LEADERS JERSEYS AND OTHER STANDINGS
Green Jersey for the points’ classification sponsored by Škoda.
Points will be given out at the finish of every stage and on the occasion of an intermediate sprint in all normal stages.
Polka dot Jersey for the best climber’s classification sponsored by E.Leclerc.
Points will be given out at the summit of each hill and mountain and at altitude finishes.
White Jersey for the best young rider classification sponsored by Krys.
Riders aged 25 and under in the year.
A total of around 2.3 million euros will be awarded to the teams and riders, including 500,000 euros to the winner of the final individual general classification.