July 16, 1961. The day Anquetil won the Tour without having to take the yellow jersey - The Point

Jacques Anquetil did not expect certainly not to such a reception from the public of the Parc des princes on 16 July 1961. The French champion arrived at the ga

July 16, 1961. The day Anquetil won the Tour without having to take the yellow jersey - The Point

Jacques Anquetil did not expect certainly not to such a reception from the public of the Parc des princes on 16 July 1961. The French champion arrived at the gates of Paris, with a second Tour de France in the bagpipe. Finally ! After his first success on the Great Loop in 1957. But no, "Master Jacques" would never have been able to think that whistles would feed his lap of honour within the walls of paris. Does he not yet realize a real feat ? Arrive in Paris wearing the legendary outfit of yellow in the with scope from the first to the last of the 21 stages, without...

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