Aussie Highlights at

Tour de France

1–23 July 2017

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  4  Aussies have won 6 jersey's overall
17  Aussies have won a total of 37 stages
  8  Aussies have claimed 140 stage jersey's
  7  Aussies have worn yellow Maillot jaune
  5  have won a Green Maillot vert jersey
  1  has won a Red Maillota Pois jersey
  3  have won a Young Maillot Blanc jersey


Past Aussie Highlights

Jul 24th 2016 - Richie Porte finishes 5th on GC
only fourth Aussie to top10
&  best finish since Cadel's historic 2011 win

Michael Matthews 5th in stage
Jul 18th 2016- Michael Matthews 5th in stage
Jul 15th 2016-
Rohan Dennis 5th in TT stage
Jul 12th 2016-
Michael Matthews wins stage
(becomes 4th Aussie to win a stage at all 3 grand tours)
Jul 3rd 2016- Michael Matthews 5th in stage
Jul 2nd 2016-
 Leigh Howard in his first TdF
was in break & won an intermediate sprint


Jul 14th 2015- Richie Porte 2nd in stage
& sits 2nd on KOM comp
Jul 12th 2015- Rohan Dennis part of TTT stage win
Jul 8th 2015- Michael Matthews most agressive award
Jul 4th 2015-
Rohan Dennis won ITT stage
dons yellow maillot jaune jersey
Green & Young rider

Jul 22nd 2014-  Michael Rogers won stage 16
Jul 20th 2014- Heinrich Haussler 2nd in stage
Jul 17th 2014- Simon Clarke combative award 
Jul 7th 2014- Mark Renshaw 3rd in stage

Jul 6th 2013- Richie Porte 2nd on mountain stage
Jul 2nd 2013- Aussies on Team OGE won TTT stage (Simon Gerrans retained yellow leaders jersey,  Simon Clarke, Cameron Meyer, Brett Lancaster, Matthew Goss, Stuart O'Grady)
Jul 1st 2013- Simon Gerrans won stage 3
won hilly Corsica and wore Yellow for 2 days
Simon Clarke most combative

Jul 22nd 2012- Matthew Goss 3rd in stage
(Brit Brad Wiggins becomes first Englishman to win GC)
Cadel 7th on GC

Jul 20th 2012- Matt Goss  2nd behind
sensational sprint by Mark Cavendish (GBR)
Jul 7th 2012- Cadel Evans podiums 2nd
on mountain stage
Jul 6th 2012- Matt Goss 2nd in stage
Jul 5th 2012- Matt Goss 2nd in stage
Jul 2nd 2012- Matt Goss finishes 3rd in stage

Jul 24th 2011- Cadel Evans first Aussie to win TDF
Jul 23rd 2011- Cadel Evans 2nd in ITT
& took over Yellow on penultimate stage
Jul 21st 2011- Cadel Evans gutsy 3rd behind
Schleck brothers in epic Mountain stage
Jul 7th 2011- Matt Goss finishes 2nd
in a thrilling stage sprint finish, 
Jul 5th 2011- Cadel Evans Won stage
& donned Red KOM jersey for 2 stages
Jul 3rd 2011- Cadel Evans 2nd in TTT stage
wore Green jersey
Jul 2nd 2011- Cadel Evans 2nd in stage

Jul 11th 2010- Cadel Evans in Yellow
Jul 9th 2010- Cadel Evans 3rd in stage
Jul 4th 2010- Mark Renshaw 2nd in stage

Jul 26th 2009- Mark Renshaw 2nd on final stage,
Jul 17th 2009- Heinrich Haussler won stage
rode last 50 km alone to win stage
&won most combative award

Jul 27th 2008- Cadel Evans Silence-Lotto 2nd place
Jul 20th 2008- Simon Gerrans wins stage 15
Jul 15th 2008- Cadel Evans in Yellow
only the 5th Aussie to wear Maillot Jaune

Jul 29th 2007- Cadel Evans Silence-Lotto 2nd place
Jul 28th 2007- Cadel Evans 2nd in stage 19
to Levi Leipheimer
Jul 21st 2007- Cadel Evans won ITT stage 13
 (2nd to Vinokourov who failed a doping control
following his time trial victory

and expelled from tour)

Jul 8th 2007- Robbie McEwen wins stage 1
& wore Green

Jul 23rd 2006- Robbie McEwen won Green jersey
Cadel Evans 4th on GC
Jul 7th 2006- Robbie McEwen won stage 6
Jul 5th 2006- Robbie McEwen won stage 4
Jul 3rd 2006- Robbie McEwen won stage 2

Jul 24th 2005- Brad McGee 2nd in stage
 Cadel Evans 8th on GC
Stuart O'Grady 2nd in Ponts comp
Jul 15th 2005- Robbie McEwen won stage 13
Jul 8th 2005- Robbie McEwen won stage 7
Jul 6th 2005- Robbie McEwen won stage 5

Jul 25th 2004- Robbie McEwen won Points comp
Jul 14th 2004- Robbie McEwen retains Green jersey
Jul 13th 2004-
Robbie McEwen won stage 9

took back Green jersey
Jul 10th 2004- Scott Sunderland 9th in stage
Jul 9th 2004- Stuart O'Grady 2nd in stage
& into Green jersey
Jul 8th 2004- Stuart O'Grady won stage 5
Robbie McEwen retains Green jersey
Jul 6th 2004- Robbie McEwen dons Yellow jersey
Jul 5th 2004- Robbie McEwen won stage 3

Jul 27th 2003- Baden Cooke wins Green Jersey
2nd in final stage
Jul 25th 2003- Robbie McEwen back in green
Jul 18th 2003- Baden Cook back in green stage 12
Jul 12th 2003- Baden Cook took over Green
Jul 11th 2003- Baden Cook 2nd in stage
Jul 10th 2003- Baden Cooke 3rd in stage
& Robbie Mcewen just retains Green jersey
Jul 7th 2003- Baden Cooke won stage 2
Brad McGee retains Yellow
Jul 6th 2003- Brad McGee retains Yellow
Robbie McEwen in Green (till stage 6)
Jul 5th 2003- Bradley McGee won prologue
wore yellow for stage 1 and stage 2

Jul 28th 2002- Robbie McEwen won final stage
& claimed overall Green Points comp
Baden Cook 2nd in stage
Jul 20th 2002- Robbie McEwen took back green
Jul 12th 2002- Bradley McGee won stage 7
Jul 10th 2002- Baden Cooke 3rd in stage
Jul 9th 2002- Robbie McEwen won stage 3
beat German Erik Zabel
Baden Cooke 3rd in stage

Jul 25th 2001- Brad McGee 2nd in stage
Jul 16th 2001- Brad McGee 3rd in stage
awarded most combative prize
Jul 15th 2001- Stuart O'Grady re-captured Maillot Jaune (keeps for 5 stages)
& held Green untill the final stage
Jul 12th 2001- Stuart O'Grady member of TTT win
Jul 10th 2001- Stuart O'Grady dons  maillot jaune
& keeps Green till end of stage 6

Jul 22nd 2000- Robbie McEwen 2nd in stage

Jul 25th 1999- Robbie McEwen won final stage
on famous Champs Elysees
Jul 22nd 1999- Robbie McEwan 2nd in stage
Jul 13th 1999- Stuart O'Grady in Green (for 3 stages)
Jul 10th 1999- Stuart O'Grady 2nd in stage
Henk Vogels 4th in stage
Jul 7th 1999- Stuart O'Grady 3rd in stage
Jul 6th 1999-
Stuart O'Grady 3rd in stage


Aug 2nd 1998- Stuart O'Grady 3rd in stage
Jul 30th 1998- Stuart O'Grady 3rd in stage
Jul 26th 1998
- Stuart O'Grady won stage 14

Jul 15th 1998- Stuart O'Grady dons Yellow
(for 3 stages)
Jul 13th 1998- Robbie McEwen 3rd in stage 
Jul 12th 1998- Robbie McEwen 2nd in stage

Jul 27th 1997- Henk Vogels 3rd on final stage,
on famous  Champs-Elysees
Jul 23rd 1997- Neil Stephens  won stage 17
first Aussie stage win in 6 years
Jul 10th 1997- Stuart O'Grady 2nd in stage 5

Jul 21st 1996- Patrick Jonker finished 12th on GC

Jul 12th 1994- Stephen Hodge 2nd in stage
Jul 5th 1994- Phil Anderson 3nd as part of TTT
Anderson finished all 13 Tours he started

Jul 7th 1992-  Allan Peiper 9th on GC

Jul 15th 1991- Phil Anderson won stage 10

Jul 1st1990-  Allan Pieper was a member of a winning team time trial 

Jul 23rd 1986- Phil Anderson 2nd in stage 19

Jul 21st 1985- Phil Anderson 6th on GC
Jul 3rd 1985- Phil Anderson 3rd in stage 21
Jul 20th 1985- Phil Anderson 3rd in stage 5

Jun 30th 1984- Allan Peiper 3rd on stage
Jul 18th 1984-Phil Anderson 3rd in stage 19

Jul 25th 1982- Phil Anderson won young rider
2nd in Green Jersey comp
 &  5th on GC
Jul 15th 1982- Phil Anderson 2nd on stage
Jul 7th 1982- Phil Anderson retains yellow
after stage cancelled
Jul 4th 1982-  Phil Anderson won stage 2
(donned the maillot jauney jersey for nine days)
 
Jul 19th 1981- Phil Anderson 3rd in Young rider
Jul 1st 1981-
Phil Anderson 3rd in TT stage 6

Jun 30th 1981- Phil Anderson 3rd in stage 5
 through the Pyrenees
& donned Yellow Jersey
was first non-European to lead the Tour
Jun 29th 1981- Phil Anderson 2nd in stage 4
Jun 27th 1981- Phil Anderson 3rd  in stage 2


1974 and 1975- Don Allan rode the Tour

1967- Bill Lawrie  rode the tour

Jul 30th 1955- Russell Mockridge & John Beasley  only Aussies to ride the 55'Tour
, Beasley withdrew after stage 3 due to illness & Mockridge continued and finished a creditable 64th,


Jul 19th 1952- John Beasley only Aussie to ride the Tour , missed time cut after puncture & mechanical


1931- Opperman finished
12th
Richard 'Fatty' Lamb finished last as Lantern rouge

1927- Opperman finished 18th

Jul 26th 1914- Two Aussies complete the Tour
Duncan ('Don') Kirkham 17th and Iddo "Snowy" Munro 20th,


Jul 1st 1903- 1st Tour de France race begins