The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.
LEADERS JERSEYS AND OTHER STANDINGS
Green Jersey for the points classification sponsored by ŠKODA.
Points will be given out at the finish of every stage and at intermediate sprints.
Polka dot Jersey for the best climber classification sponsored by E.LECLERC.
Points will be given out at the top of each hill and mountain or at the summit finishes at altitude.
A total of 250,000 euros will be awarded across the different stage, jersey and team competitions, including 50,000 euros to the winner of the final general classification.