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€2 million in prize money up for grabs

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Cycling News
Published:
July 01, 2005, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 21, 2009, 0:00 BST
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Latest Cycling News for July 1, 2005

This year's edition of the Tour de France will feature a total prize purse of €2 million, making it...

This year's edition of the Tour de France will feature a total prize purse of €2 million, making it the richest event on the cycling calendar. Of this, the overall winner will get €400,000, and the runner-up €170,000. Each stage win is worth €8,000, while the green and polka dot jerseys are worth €25,000 apiece. The winner of the teams classification will earn €35,000.

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