Riders of the Tour de France with most tour appearances from 1947 to 2016

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Number of Tour participations
George Hincapie (USA)*17
Stuart O'Grady (Australia)17
Jens Voigt (Germany)17
Sylvain Chavanel (France)16
Joop Zoetemelk (Netherlands)16
Lucien Van Impe (Belgium)15
Guy Nulens (Belgium)15
Vjatceslav Ekimov (Russia)15
Christophe Moreau (France)15
Haimar Zubeldia (Spain)15
André Darrigade (France)14
Raymond Poulidor (France)14
Sean Kelly (Ireland)14
Erik Zabel (Germany)14
Lance Armstrong (USA)**14
Thomas Voeckler (France)14
Joachim Agostinho (Portugal)13
Jean-Pierre Genet (France)13
Gerrie Knetemann (Netherlands)13
Henk Lubberding (Netherlands)13
François Mahé (France)13
Phil Anderson (Australia)13
Didier Rous (France)13
Marc Wauters (Belgium)13
Jérome Pineau (France)13
Jean Dotto (France)13
G. Duclos-Lassalle (France)13

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This graph depicts the riders with the most participations in the Tour de France from 1947 to 2016. Lance Armstrong has participated 14 times in the Tour de France, winning the tour a record seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005.
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Release date
July 2017
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1947 to 2016
Supplementary notes
* George Hincapie has participated in the Tour de France 17 times but had his race results from May 31, 2004 to July 31, 2006 disqualified because of doping.
** Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven titles by the International Cycling Union for doping in 2012. Any record Lance Armstrong achieved was taken out of the official record book.

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