The Tour de France has been won 36 times by cyclist from France.
Jacques Anquetil, a French cyclist, was the first to win the le Tour 5 times. He won in 1957, 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1964. He raced in the 1959 Tour where he placed third overall.
The race was won by French cyclist Roger Lapébie.
Bernard Hinault was the last French cyclist to win the Tour de France. He won a total of 5 Tour de Frances, the last one being in 1985.
As of the 2008 Tour de France, no British cyclist has ever won the Tour. One British cyclist, Robert Millar, was King of the Mountains in 1984.
One cyclist wins the Tour de France every year.
The cyclist was Chris Froome