Tour de France 2012: Stage-by-stage guide

Bradley Wiggins became the first Britain to win the Tour de France with victory in the 2012 edition.

His Team Sky team-mate and fellow Brit Chris Froome finished second, with Italian Vincenzo Nibali third.

The race was made up of 21 stages and was raced over 23 days. There were nine flat, four medium mountains with one summit finish, five high mountains with two summit finishes, two individual time trial stages and one prologue.

Prologue - Saturday, 30 June: Individual time trial. Liege, 6.4km

Winner: Fabian Cancellara - Report (Cancellara in yellow)

Stage 1 - Sunday, 1 July: Liege - Seraing, 198km

Winner: Peter Sagan - Report

Stage 2 - Monday, 2 July: Vise - Tournai, 208km

Winner: Mark Cavendish - Report

Stage 3 - Tuesday, 3 July: Orchies - Boulogne-sur-Mer, 197km

Winner: Peter Sagan - Report

Stage 4 - Wednesday, 4 July: Abbeville - Rouen, 215km

Winner: Andre Greipel - Report

Stage 5 - Thursday, 5 July: Rouen - Saint-Quentin, 197km

Winner: Andre Greipel - Report

Stage 6 - Friday, 6 July: Epernay - Metz, 210km

Winner: Peter Sagan - Report

Stage 7 - Saturday, 7 July: Tomblaine - La Planche des Belles Filles, 199km

Winner: Chris Froome - Report (Wiggins in yellow)

Stage 8 - Sunday, 8 July: Belfort - Porrentruy, 158km

Tour de France route

Winner: Thibaut Pinot - Report

Stage 9 - Monday, 9 July: Individual time trial. Arc-et-Senans - Besancon, 41.5km

Winner: Bradley Wiggins - Report

Stage 10 - Wednesday, 11 July: Macon - Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, 195km

Winner: Thomas Voeckler - Report

Stage 11 -Thursday, 12 July: Albertville - La Toussuire - Les Sybelles, 148km

Winner: Pierre Rolland - Report

Stage 12 - Friday, 13 July: St-Jean-de-Maurienne - Annonay Davezieux, 226km

Winner: David Millar - Report

Stage 13 - Saturday, 14 July: Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux - Le Cap d'Agde, 217km

Winner: Andre Greipel - Report

Stage 14 - Sunday, 15 July: Limoux - Foix, 191km

Winner: Luis Leon Sanchex - Report

Stage 15 - Monday, 16 July: Samatan - Pau, 159km

Winner: Pierrick Fedrigo - Report

Stage 16 - Wednesday, 18 July: Pau - Bagneres-de-Luchon, 197km

Winner: Thomas Voeckler - Report

Stage 17 - Thursday, 19 July: Bagneres-de-Luchon - Peyragudes, 144km

Winner: Alejandro Valverde - Report

Stage 18 - Friday, 20 July: Blagnac - Brive-la-Gaillarde, 223km

Winner: Mark Cavendish - Report

Stage 19 - Saturday, 21 July: Individual time trial. Bonneval - Chartres, 53.5km

Winner: Bradley Wiggins - Report

Stage 20 - Sunday, 22 July: Rambouillet - Paris, 120km

Winner: Mark Cavendish - Report