The Tour de France

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The Tour de France has reached the mountains, but what does it take to be a good climber and why are the cyclists thin and bony, while sprinters are bigger with bulging muscles? And what is the best body type to win the yellow jersey?

Also are 24,000 people really killed by lightning each year?

Picture: The Tour de France, Credit: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

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Mon 21 Jul 2014 08:50 GMT

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