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The meaning and rules of the cycling jersey in a multi-day race

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In all the current competitions, honor collar shirts are usually set for more than two days. Although the color of the honor shirt is slightly different in each event, the meanings are basically the same. They are total score, sprint king, Hill Climbing King and the best young rider. Here is an example of Tour de France, briefly describing some conditions for obtaining a jersey.

Yellow cycling jersey
Yellow cycling jersey

The yellow cycling jersey is awarded to the driver who leads the overall score. The so-called total score refers to the driver who spent the least time after completing all stages. For example, driver 1 shared 4 hours and 30 minutes during the first stage, driver 5 hours and 30 minutes during the second phase, driver 2 spent 4 hours and 29 minutes during the first phase, and 5 hours 29 during the second phase. Minute. Then the results of the two stages are added up. The total time of driver 1 is 10 hours, while the total time of driver 2 is 9 hours and 58 minutes. Therefore, driver 2 has the least time, that is, the total result is leading, thus obtaining a yellow shirt.

Green cycling jersey
Green cycling jersey

The sprint king green cycling jersey is determined according to the ranking of the sprint points. The top 15 drivers who pass the finish line in each stage will get corresponding points. As in the flat road stage, the first place will get 50 points and the second place will have 30 points. If it is a hilly road, the first place will become 30 points, and the second place will be 25 points. The number of points is determined by the event organizing committee, which varies depending on the event. In addition, each stage generally has a sprint point on the way. Those who pass the first will also receive 20 points. After the stage is over, the driver’s points are added up. The highest is the sprint king and the green shirt.

polka dot cycling jersey
polka dot cycling jersey

The climbing king polka dot cycling jersey, the polka dot shirt is determined according to the ranking of the climbing points. In a stage, there are usually multiple climbing points on the way. According to the difficulty of the climbing points, it can be divided into HC grade, Grades 1, 2, 3, and 4 have different climbing points. The climbing points for different climbing points are different. Those who pass the HC climbing point first will get 20 points, while level 4 can only get 1 point. In addition, at the end of the mountain stage, the first passer will also get points. Like the green shirt, add all the points, and the top one will get the polka dot shirt.

White cycling jersey
White cycling jersey

The best young driver’s white cycling jersey, the white shirt’s statistical rules are the same as the total score of the yellow shirt, and it is also determined according to the ranking of the total score, except that young drivers aged 25 and under are counted. In addition, the statistics of the yellow shirt include all the drivers, so it is possible to harvest yellow shirts and white shirts at the age of 25 and under, but you can never get white shirts in the Tour de France.