Tour De France National Champion Jerseys – Gallery

Warren Barguil's Franch national champion jersey

The Tour de France offers many of the recently crowned national champions the first opportunity to wear their freshly designed custom jerseys in a race. The majority of cycling nations from the northern hemisphere traditionally hold their national championships during the final weekend of June, giving the winners a 12-month window to wear their national colours in the form of a custom jersey. However, the short window between last weekend and Thursday’s team presentation means jersey manufacturers have a tight turnaround to design, produce and ship the jerseys to the Grand Départ in Brussels. At the 2019 Tour de France, 12 out of the 176 starters in Brussels have the honour of wearing their national colours at the biggest race in the sport. Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) won a third Spanish national title last week, but, as reigning world champion, the rainbow jersey takes precedence. Several teams, including Bora-Hansgrohe, Trek-Segafredo, ...

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