Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
3627
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
3207
3. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
1952
4. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Torpedo
GER
1944
5. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1940
6. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Philco
ITA
1770
7. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
1706
8. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1579
9. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936 Ferrys
ESP
1557
10. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1523
11. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1485
12. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Gazzola - Fiorelli
LUX
1480
13. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Faema
ESP
1359
14. Arnaldo PAMBIANCO 16-Aug-1935 Fides
ITA
1357
15. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1335
16. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
SUI
1330
17. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1254
18. Carlo BRUGNAMI 30-Sep-1938 Torpado
ITA
1251
19. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1248
20. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Dr. Mann
BEL
1209
21. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1207
22. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1181
23. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1179
24. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Dr. Mann
BEL
1123
25. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1122
26. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Faema
BEL
1097
27. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937 Gitane
GBR
1097
28. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema
BEL
1091
29. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Philco
BEL
1066
30. Jo DE HAAN 25-Dec-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
1064
31. Jo DE ROO 05-Jul-1937 Radium
NED
1050
32. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
1030
33. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
997
34. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Molteni
ITA
994
35. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
966
36. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema
BEL
954
37. Angelino SOLER 26-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
937
38. Vito TACCONE 08-May-1940 Atala
ITA
929
39. Ab GELDERMANS 17-Mar-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
902
40. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
NED
894
41. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Baratti - Milano
BEL
891
42. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Rapha
GBR
867
43. Michel STOLKER 29-Sep-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
854
44. Piet VAN EST 11-Aug-1934 Faema
NED
851
45. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Carpano
ITA
848
46. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Catigene
ESP
841
47. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Baratti - Milano
ITA
837
48. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Dr. Mann
BEL
822
49. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
804
50. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ignis
ITA
783
51. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas
ESP
771
52. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
766
53. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
758
54. Camille LE MENN 23-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
754
55. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha
FRA
750
56. Edouard DELBERGHE 04-Oct-1935 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
750
57. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
740
58. Louis ROSTOLLAN 01-Jan-1936 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
728
59. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
725
60. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
718
61. Luis OTANO 26-Jan-1934 Licor 43
ESP
709
62. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Afri-Cola - Rabeneick
GER
686
63. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
684
64. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
659
65. Rolf MAURER 16-Apr-1938 Mondia
SUI
656
66. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema
BEL
646
67. Marcel QUEHEILLE 16-Mar-1930 Kas
FRA
645
68. Jean Baptiste CLAES 09-Feb-1937 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
635
69. Renzo FONTONA 02-Jul-1939 Legnano
ITA
635
70. Attilio MORESI 26-Jul-1937 Baratti - Milano
SUI
621
71. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis
ITA
612
72. Guy IGNOLIN 14-Nov-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
606
73. Pierre RUBY 20-Sep-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
601
74. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Carpano
BEL
572
75. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
564
76. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Tigra
SUI
557
77. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
553
78. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Ignis
ITA
550
79. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 Ignis
FRA
549
80. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Baratti - Milano
BEL
549
81. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
546
82. Gerard THIELIN 29-Mar-1935 Rapha
FRA
537
83. Andre FOUCHER 02-Oct-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
533
84. Georges GROUSSARD 22-Mar-1937 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
531
85. Jean MILESI 24-Jun-1935 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
530
86. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Faema
BEL
527
87. Carlo AZZINI 19-Jul-1935 San Pellegrino
ITA
527
88. Stephan LACH 10-Sep-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
525
89. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 VOV
ESP
518
90. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Margnat
FRA
518
91. Henri DE WOLF 17-Aug-1936 Alcyon - Leroux
BEL
515
92. Antonio GOMEZ DEL MORAL 15-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
510
93. Mario MINIERI 21-Jun-1938 Ghigi
ITA
497
94. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
494
95. Piet RENTMEESTER 27-Aug-1938 Quelle
NED
491
96. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
490
97. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
IRL
482
98. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Philco
ITA
474
99. Bernard VIOT 09-Aug-1937 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
473
100. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 VOV
ITA
470
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1961. 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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