How many times has Richard Virenque won the 'King of the Mountains' jersey in Tour de France?

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How many times has Richard Virenque won the 'King of the Mountains' jersey in Tour de France?

7

Explanation

The French rider Richard Virenque is the rider to have won the polka dot climbing jersey the most times in Tour de France - he has won it 7 times altogether: in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003 and 2004. He played a key role in the so-called 'Festina case' in 1998 and afterwards admitted having been doped.

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