Tour de France to honour centenary of the Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet, Tour de France 2009, stage 9

The iconic Col du Tourmalet will be ascended twice in next year's Tour de France as part of the centenary celebration of the Pyrenees in the Tour.

Tracing its relationship with the Tour back for almost a century, the Tourmalet is one of the race's most frequented and longest-serving cols and will be honoured with two stages in next year's race.

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