The rules are the bible for a sporting competition. Through their balance and subtleties, they must ensure equality, motivate the riders and help spectators and viewers to understand the event. Here is an outline of the main points in the rules.
Red jersey for general individual time classification.
Green jersey for general points classification.
White jersey for best young rider classification.
Gold jersey for most aggressive rider classification.
€101,380 including €11,000 for the overall winner.