Tour de France: Champs-Élysées crowds limited to 5000 in Paris COVID-19 red zone

 The Champs Elysees during the 2019 Tour de France
The Champs Elysees during the 2019 Tour de France (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Crowds along the Champs-Élysées will be limited to just 5,000 during Sunday’s final stage of the Tour de France due to Paris being at the centre of a red zone of COVID-19 cases. 

The final stage of the Tour de France traditionally has a party atmosphere with crowds along the famous central avenue often five deep along the barriers as fans watch the riders race circuits of the final stage.

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