Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
3391
2. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
2868
3. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
2449
4. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2404
5. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
LUX
2049
6. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
2008
7. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1959
8. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Follis - Dunlop
FRA
1898
9. Gilbert BAUVIN 04-Aug-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1890
10. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
1737
11. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Bianchi - Pirelli
FRA
1682
12. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
1646
13. Roger WALKOWIAK 02-Mar-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1543
14. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1517
15. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1413
16. Germain DERIJCKE 02-Nov-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1344
17. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1342
18. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925 Arbos - Bif - Clément
ITA
1332
19. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1284
20. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1260
21. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
1219
22. Bernard GAUTHIER 22-Sep-1924 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1161
23. Wout WAGTMANS 10-Nov-1929 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1135
24. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1132
25. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1131
26. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Legnano
ITA
1119
27. Richard VAN GENECHTEN 23-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1100
28. Miguel BOVER PONS 14-Feb-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
1099
29. Andre VLAYEN 17-Mar-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1096
30. Gerrit VOORTING 18-Jan-1923 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1084
31. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Frejus - Superga
ITA
1054
32. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Bertin - D'Alessandro
BEL
1050
33. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1048
34. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1010
35. Nello LAUREDI 05-Oct-1924 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
FRA
987
36. Jesus LOROÑO 26-Jan-1926 Gamma
ESP
956
37. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
951
38. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
940
39. Nello FABBRI 15-Mar-1934 Legnano
ITA
925
40. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
913
41. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
896
42. Alex CLOSE 26-Nov-1921 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
877
43. Pietro GIUDICI 28-Jul-1921 Arbos - Bif - Clément
ITA
870
44. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
NED
818
45. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
814
46. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
786
47. Carlo CLERICI 03-Sep-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
781
48. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
776
49. Claude LE BER 07-Jun-1931 L. Bobet
FRA
761
50. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
739
51. Daan DE GROOT 25-May-1933 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
738
52. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Cora
BEL
735
53. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Carpano - Coppi
SUI
726
54. Rene STREHLER 13-Apr-1934 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
705
55. Miguel CHACON 14-Jan-1930 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
684
56. Louis CAPUT 23-Jan-1921 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
677
57. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
675
58. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
670
59. Antonin ROLLAND 03-Sep-1924 L. Bobet
FRA
668
60. Fritz SCHÄR 13-Mar-1926 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
666
61. Jacques DUPONT 19-Jun-1928 Carpano - Coppi
FRA
663
62. Pierre BARBOTIN 29-Sep-1926 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
659
63. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
655
64. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
653
65. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
651
66. Francisco MASIP 08-Aug-1926 R.C.D. Espanol - Mobylette - Caobania…
ESP
650
67. Adolfo GROSSO 17-Dec-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
639
68. Albert BOUVET 28-Feb-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
625
69. Alves Antonio BARBOSA 24-Dec-1931 Sangalhos
POR
623
70. Waldemaro BARTOLOZZI 16-Oct-1927 Legnano
ITA
617
71. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
IRL
588
72. Jan NOLTEN 20-Jan-1930 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
574
73. Giancarlo ASTRUA 11-Aug-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
565
74. Desire KETELEER 13-Jun-1920 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
558
75. Mario BERTOLO 28-Jan-1929 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ITA
555
76. Giuseppe CAINERO 31-Jul-1932 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
554
77. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
549
78. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
548
79. Jose SERRA GIL 23-Dec-1923 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
545
80. Bernardo RUIZ NAVARRETE 08-Jan-1925 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
542
81. Roberto FALASCHI 09-Jun-1931 Lygie
ITA
541
82. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
524
83. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
524
84. Sante RANUCCI 31-Oct-1933 Legnano
ITA
524
85. Andre ROSSEEL 23-Nov-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
521
86. Pietro NASCIMBENE 22-Feb-1930 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
514
87. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
506
88. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
497
89. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
SUI
495
90. Alfons VANDENBRANDEN 15-Feb-1928 Libertas - Huret
BEL
490
91. Guido DE SANTI 16-May-1923 Ignis - Varese
ITA
485
92. Marcel ERNZER 23-Mar-1926 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
LUX
479
93. Roger DECOCK 20-Apr-1927 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
476
94. Ugo ANZILE 02-Feb-1931 Alcyon - Dunlop
ITA
462
95. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Condor
SUI
454
96. Hans HOLLENSTEIN 01-Apr-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
449
97. Lino GRASSI 23-Sep-1931 Legnano
ITA
447
98. Joseph SCHILS 04-Sep-1931 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
444
99. Giuseppe BURATTI 03-Nov-1929 Condor
ITA
442
100. Mario BARONI 11-Mar-1927 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
441
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1956. Use the year and country filters below to look at the same overall ranking until a specific year in the past and/or for a specific country. Riders score points based on their results in the races. These points depend on the (historic) importance of the race, the competition during the race and the toughness of the course. Click on any rider to get an all time overview of the rider with details on the scores and rank for the various seasons and the most important results for each year.

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