Relive the 2016 Tour de France on Twitter

Monday, 25 July 2016

#TDF2016 concluded on Sunday in Paris, on the Champs Elysées. After traveling a remarkable 3,519 kilometers, @chrisfroome won the 103rd edition of the Tour de France.

@leCMN captured the compelling final moments of the race, live on Periscope.

Relive the highlights of #TDF2016

After each stage, riders shared their emotions and victories on Twitter:

Cycling enthusiasts haven’t missed a moment of this year’s twist and turns, thanks to the behind the scenes perspective offered through video on Twitter & Periscope.

#TDF2016 Data

Since the beginning of the competition, between 2 and 24 July, over 3.7 million Tweets have been seen 4.1 billion times on and off Twitter.

The top five most-Tweeted about moments were:

  1. Froome starts running while his bike gets fixed (because of the previous crash with the motorcycle) during Stage 12 (07/14/16)
  2. The Tour de France committee decides that Froome stays in yellow at the end of Stage 12 (07/14/16)
  3. Jarlinson Pantano is the first rider to cross the finish line of Stage 15 (07/17/16)
  4. Romain Bardet wins Stage 19 (07/22/16)
  5. Cavendish wins the First Stage of #TDF2016 (07/02/16)

The top five most-Tweeted about athletes were:

  1. Chris Froome (@chrisfroome)
  2. Nairo Quintana (@NairoQuinCo)
  3. Jarlinson Pantano (@jarlinsonpantan)
  4. Mark Cavendish (@MarkCavendish)
  5. Peter Sagan (@petosagan)

The top five most-Tweeted about teams were:

  1. Team Sky (@TeamSky)
  2. Team Movistar (@Movistar_Team)
  3. Team Dimension Data (@TeamDiData)
  4. Team Tinkoff (@tinkoff_team)
  5. Team Etixx Quickstep (@Etixx_QuickStep)

And these are a selection of the most Retweeted Tweets sent throughout the course of the event:

Hope you enjoyed #TDF2016 !