Longevity recordmen of the Yellow Jerseys of the Tour de France 1919-2016

This chart presents the ranking of cyclists who have worn the Yellow Jersey of the Tour de France the longest between 1919 and 2016. Eddy Merckx thus held the record of time spent wearing the Yellow Jersey, with 111 days against 79 for Bernard Hinault.

Ranking of the cyclists who wore the Yellow Jersey** of the Tour de France the longest between 1919 and 2016*

Number of days
Eddy Merckx111
Bernard Hinault79
Miguel Indurain60
Jacques Anquetil52
CHristopher Froome44
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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

France

Survey time period

1919 to 2016

Supplementary notes

* Lance Armstrong wore the Yellow Jersey 83 days but this performance was invalidated.
** Shirt worn by the leader in the Tour de France

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