Country Ranking 1979

Country Score
1.
  Italy
18552
2.
  Netherlands
18497
3.
  Belgium
17129
4.
  France
14790
5.
  Spain
7583
6.
  Switzerland
5901
7.
  Germany
3987
8.
  Sweden
3067
9.
  Norway
1951
10.
  Portugal
1599
11.
  Great Britain
1372
12.
  Ireland
1358
13.
  Poland
892
14.
  Soviet Union
842
15.
  Australia
677
16.
  Luxembourg
528
17.
  Denmark
483
18.
  East Germany
428
19.
  Austria
362
20.
  Czechoslovakia
208
21.
  South Africa
163
22.
  New Zealand
160
23.
  United States
126
24.
  Bulgaria
107
25.
  Colombia
86
26.
  Romania
65
27.
  Canada
60
28.
  Finland
50
29.
  Morocco
34
30.
  Argentina
25
31.
  Mexico
16
32.
  Uruguay
16
33.
  Greece
14
34.
  Dominican Republic
13
35.
  Yugoslavia
12
36.
  Tunisia
10
37.
  Algeria
6
38.
  Costa Rica
6
39.
  Mongolia
6
40.
  Venezuela
6
41.
  Liechtenstein
5
42.
  Chile
5
43.
  Cuba
3
44.
  Puerto Rico
1
About this ranking

This is the ranking of the most successful professional cycling nations in the world in 1979. Use the year filter below to look at the same country ranking for another year. Counted are the individual rider's scores in a given season for the best top 10 riders for the country in 1979. Click on any country to get an overview of the country's best riders in the season. This gives you a filtered list of our regular 1979 ranking for that specific country.

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