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Tour de France prologue
Saturday 3rd July | 6.1 km | Liege

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Prologue
At 6.1km, the prologue provides the leading contenders with their first chance to stamp their authority on the race.

History
Liege hosts the race start for the first time and is famous for the annual classic Liege-Bastogne-Liege race.

Winner
Fabian Cancellara caused a surprise and held off the challenge of more fancied riders to take the Tour's first yellow jersey.






SEE ALSO
Tour de France prologue results
25 Jun 04 |  Results



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