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Who wears what at the Tour de France?
Around the Academy:

Lance Armstrong, Laurent Jalabert, Francesco Mancebo, Stuart O'Grady
All together now: yellow, polka-dot, white and green

Among the many team tops worn by riders at the Tour de France there are four instantly recognisable jerseys.

They are coloured yellow, white, green and white with red polka-dots.

But who wears them and what does each one mean?

The overall winner wears one and so does the fastest sprinter.

There is a special jersey worn by the best climber and one is awarded to the best young rider.

But who wears what?

The Academy finds out all the answers in a special guide to Tour jerseys.


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Introduction
Yellow jersey
Polka-dot jersey
Green jersey
White jersey

Did you know?
In the early days of the Tour team jerseys were made of wool - how hot would that have been?!


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