Tour de France Grand Champions

5. Jacques Anquetil (1957, 61-64)
Text: Nick Zaccardi
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5. Jacques Anquetil (1957, 61-64)

Anquetil was the first rider to win five Tours and the first to capture all three Grand Tours (France, Spain, Italy). He won his first Tour de France at age 23. He skipped the Tour in 1960 but came back to win four straight. He raced in one more Tour, quitting in the 17th stage in 1966.

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