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June 29, 2016 – This year’s Tour de France winner will receive 500,000 euros ($555,000), an increase of 11 percent from last year, organizers ASO said on Wednesday.
Last year the Tour yellow jersey winner earnt 450,000 euros. The winners of the other main jerseys have also seen their prize money increased.
All riders reaching Paris will earn a minimum of 1,000 euros (up from 400 last year), while stage winners will see their prize money increased from 8,000 to 11,000 euros. Total prize money dished out will be just under 2.3 million euros, ASO said.