Lance Armstrong, is one of the most successful cyclist in Tour De France, but the records he made was removed from the history after being guilty for doping by USADA in 2012. After the remove of Armstrong records Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx become the most successful tour de France cyclist.
|Jacques Anquetil||5||1957, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964|
|Eddy Merckx||5||1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974|
|Bernard Hinault||5||1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985|
|Miguel Indurain||5||1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995|
|Chris Froome||4||2013, 2015, 2016, 2017|
|Philippe Thys||3||1913, 1914, 1920|
|Louison Bobet||3||1953, 1954, 1955|
|Greg LeMond||3||1986, 1989, 1990|
Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, and Miguel Indurain have won the Tour de France ‘5 times’ each and are the most successful cyclists.
Chris Froome is the second most successful rider with 4 titles to his name. Lance Armstrong had won 7 back to back Tour de France Titles from 1999 to 2005, but he was clean out of all his results and prizes because of drugs charges.
The details for the most successful Tour de France list will be updated after 2022, if Tadej Pogačar or Chris Froome again wins the road cycling event. Prize pool increased for the upcoming Tour de France event.