11th FIS Tour de Ski statistics

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Alpe Cermis 2016 –

NordicFocus

On 31st December new decade of the FIS Tour de Ski will start in Val Müstair, Switzerland. FIS Cross-Country News put together statistics from the past 10 editions of the Tour.

Longest winning time in Tour

Men:
1. 2012, Dario Cologna (SUI) 4.33.17,2
2. 2011, Dario Cologna (SUI) 4.28.02,0
3. 2010, Lukas Bauer (CZE) 4.13.10,6

Ladies:
1. 2012, Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) 2.52.45,0
2. 2011, Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) 2.47.31,0
3. 2008, Charlotte Kalla (SWE) 2.43.01,0

Shortest Winning time in the Tour

Men:
1. 2009, Dario Cologna (SUI) 2.56.05,4
2. 2014, Martin J. Sundby (NOR) 3.05.52,2
3. 2015, Petter Northug (NOR) 3.27.17,4

Ladies:
1. 2014, Therese Johaug (NOR) 2.04.16,4
2. 2009, Virpi Kuitunen (FIN) 2.06.41,4
3. 2007, Virpi Kuitunen (FIN) 2.20.15,3

Biggest winning margin Tour de Ski

Men:
2016: Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 3,15,7 ahead of Finn Hågen Krogh (NOR)

Ladies:
2016: Therese Johaug (NOR) 2,20,9 ahead of Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR)

Smallest winning margin Tour de Ski

Men:
2015: Petter Northug (NOR) 0,16,6 ahead of Evgeniy Belov (RUS)

Ladies:
2009: Virpi Kuitunen (FIN) 0.07,2 ahead of Aino Kaisa Saarinen (FIN).

Athletes winning the Overall Tour when NOT leading before the last stage

Men:
2010: Lukas Bauer, started 8,3 seconds behind Petter Northug
2013: Alexander Legkov, started 6,5 seconds behind Dario Cologna

Ladies:
2008: Charlotte Kalla, started 39,7 seconds behind Virpi Kuitunen
2016: Therese Johaug, started 38,7 seconds behind Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
2010: Justyna Kowalczyk, started 31,4 seconds behind Petra Majdic
2014: Therese Johaug, started 23,8 seconds behind Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen

Biggest lead ahead of the last stage

Men:
2016: Martin Johnsrud Sundby: 2 minutes 51 seconds.

Ladies:
2015: Marit Bjørgen: 2 minutes 11 seconds.

Youngest overall Tour winner

Men:
2009: Dario Cologna (SUI) 22y 299 days

Ladies:
2008: Charlotte Kalla (SWE) 20y 168 days

Oldest overall Tour winner

Men:
2010: Lukas Bauer (CZE) 32y 145 days

Ladies:
2015: Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 34y 296 days

Youngest athletes to finish Tour de Ski

Men:
1. 2008: Andrey Parfenov (RUS) 20y 020 days
2. 2007: Ilia Chernousov (RUS) 20y 153 days
3. 2009: Andrey Gridin (KAZ) 20y 195 days

Ladies:
1. 2010: Lisa Larsen (SWE) 19y 016 days
2. 2010: Marina Matrossova (KAZ) 19 y 192 days
3. 2008: Therese Johaug (NOR) 19y 195 days

Youngest athletes to participate in a Tour de Ski stage

Men:
1. 2015: Yordan Chuchuganov (BUL) 18y 312 days
2. 2009: Tim Tscharnke (GER) 19y 014 days
3. 2008: Andrey Parfenov (RUS) 20y 011 days

Ladies:
1. 2014: Chi Chunxue (CHN) 15y 358 days
2. 2013: Victoria Carl (GER) 17y 151 days
3. 2011: Helene Jacob (GER) 18y 289 days

Oldest athletes to participate in a stage

Men:
1. 2016: Sergei Dolidovich (BLR) 42y 236 days
2. 2015: Giorgio Di Centa (ITA) 42y 096 days
3. 2011: Jaak Mae (EST) 38y 318 days
Di Centa and Mae finished the Tour, while Dolidovich did not finish the second last stage. Dolidovich is still the second oldest to complete a Tour de Ski: 40y 232 days in 2014.

Ladies:
1. 2014: Valentina Shevchenko (UKR) 38y 095 days
2. 2010: Sabina Valbusa (ITA) 37y 354 days
3. 2009: Elena Antonova (KAZ) 37y 250 days
The first two also finished the Tour. The third oldest to finish a Tour de Ski is: 2010: Olga Savialova (RUS) 37y 139days

Most stage wins Tour de ski

Men:
1. Petter Northug (NOR) 13
2. Dario Cologna (SUI) 5
2. Lukas Bauer (CZE) 5
2. Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) 5
2. Martin J. Sundby (NOR) 5

Ladies:
1. Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) 14
2. Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 11
3. Therese Johaug (NOR) 11

Most stage podiums Tour de Ski

Men:
1. Petter Northug (NOR) 31
2. Dario Cologna (SUI) 21
3. Martin J. Sundby (NOR) 12

Ladies:
1. Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) 28
2. Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 25
3. Therese Johaug (NOR) 25

Number of athletes who has participated in the Tour de Ski: 517

Number of athetes with at least one Tour de ski stage podium: 108

Fastest time of Final Climb, last stage (only time on last stage, does not take into account possibly different courses):

Men:
2015: Roland Clara (ITA) 29:13,0

Ladies:
2015: Therese Johaug (NOR) 32:16,4

Athletes who have finished all 10 editions of the TDS

1: Petter Northug (NOR)

Athletes who have started all 10 editions of the TDS

Ladies:

1: Stefanie Böhler (GER)

Men:

3: Petter Northug (NOR), Devon Kershaw (CAN), Jean Marc Gaillard (FRA).

Athletes who started in the most Tour de Ski stages (from a possible 75)

Ladies:

1: Justyna Kowalczyk 68
2: Therese Johaug 67
3: Aino-Kaisa Saarinen 66
4: Stefanie Böhler 63
5: Valentina Shevchenko 60
5: Riitta-Liisa Roponen 60

Men:

1: Petter Northug 75
2: Giorgio Di Centa 67
3: Devon Kershaw 66
3: Jean Marc Gaillard 66
5: Dario Cologna 61
5: Alexander Legkov 61
5: Ivan Babikov 61

Most stage wins in one edition

Ladies:

5: Marit Bjørgen (2015)
Also most consecutive stage wins.

Men:

4: Martin Johnsrud Sundby (2016)

Most consecutive stage wins men

2: Petter Northug (2010), Lukas Bauer (2010), Alexey Poltoranin (2013), Martin Johnsrud Sundby (2016, 2 times).

Overall winner of the Tour without winning a single stage

2013: Alexander Legkov (RUS)

Most stage wins/country

Ladies:
1. Norway 29
2. Poland 14
3. Finland 10

Number of countries to win a stage: 10

Men:
1. Norway 28
2. Germany 8
3. Sweden 6
3. Switzerland 6
3. Russia 6

Number of countries to win a stage: 12

Overall:
1. Norway 57
2. Poland 14
3. Finland 11
3. Sweden 11

Number of countries to win a stage: 15

Most stage podiums/country

Ladies:
1. Norway 102
2. Poland 29
2. Finland 29

Number of countries to finish on the podium in a stage: 13

Men:
1. Norway 70
2. Russia 26
3. Switzerland 24

Number of countries to finish on the podium in a stage: 14

Overall:

  1. Norway 172
    2. Finland 34
    3. Russia 31

Number of countries to finish on the podium in a stage: 17

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