How much prize money did Jonas Vingegaard get for winning the Tour de France?

There was around €2.3 million up for grabs in the 2022 race, with Jonas Vingegaard the largest earner

Jonas Vingegaard Tour de France
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The Tour de France 2022 concluded with Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) as the champion, after the Dane completed the 21 stages faster than every other rider.

Vingegaard's victory ensures he earned €500,000 (£427,000) for winning the Tour, out of a €2,288,450 (£1.9 million) prize purse. Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) won the same amount in the previous two years. 

However, Vingegaard's earnings actually reached €581,720 (£495,000) when factoring in his exploits over the course of the 21 stages. 

Stage wins are worth €11,000 (£9,300), with prize money offered to riders who finish in the top 20 on each day. Vingegaard won two stages and finished in the top 20 on a further 12 occasions, seeing him net bonus money as a result.

The 25-year-old also pocketed an extra €500 for the 11 days he spent leading the GC, in addition to the half a million euros available at the end of the Tour. Similarly, his victory in the mountains classification netted him €25,000, with €300 awarded for each of the four days he spent leading the classification. 

Finally, Vingegaard's win atop the Col du Galbiber on stage 11 also earned him a cool €5,000 bonus. The Col du Galibier represented the highest point in this year's Tour de France, with the Souvenir Henri Desgrange prize awarded to the rider who summits the point first. 

Naturally, minor classifications also have money on offer. Intermediate sprints are worth €1,500 for the first rider across the line, while the green jersey winner secures €25,000. Wout Van Aert's (Jumbo-Visma) three stage wins and points classification victory, therefore, saw him earn €58,970.

The Belgian also added to that total by picking up the combativity award, providing him with an extra €24,000 - €20,000 for the overall prize and €4,000 for the two stages he was awarded the honour. 

As previously mentioned, the mountains classification winner receives €25,000, with €200-€800 available on categorised climbs throughout the duration of the 21 stages. The harder the climb, the more money is available for each rider who passes the summit first. 

Ineos Grenadiers, the winners of the team classification, netted €50,000, calculated by the cumulative time of each team's three fastest finishers. The same rule is applied on each stage, with €2,800 prize money awarded to the fastest team each day, too. 

Tour de France prize money: general classification and stage result

GC positionPrize money (€)Stage winnersPrize money (€)
1500,000111,000
2200,00025,500
3100,00032,800
470,00041,500
550,0005830
623,0006780
711,5007730
87,6008670
94,5009650
103,80010600
113,00011540
122,70012470
132,50013440
142,10014340
152,00015300
161,50016300
171,30017300
181,20018300
191,10019300
20-1601,00020300

Tour de France prize money: Minor classifications

PositionPoints prize money (€)MountainsYoung riderTeams
125,00025,00020,00050,000
215,00015,00015,00030,000
310,00010,00010,00020,000
44,0004,0005,00012,000
53,5003,5008,000
63,0003,000
72,5002,500
82,0002,000
TOTAL65,00065,00050,000120,000

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Staff Writer

Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.