Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945 Molteni
BEL
6146
2. Cyrille GUIMARD 20-Jan-1947 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
3040
3. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945 Bic
ESP
2807
4. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942 Salvarani
ITA
2767
5. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943 Molteni
BEL
2610
6. Gösta PETTERSSON 23-Nov-1940 Ferretti
SWE
2430
7. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941 Watney
BEL
2370
8. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Flandria - Mars
BEL
2323
9. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943 Salvarani
ITA
2320
10. Georges PINTENS 15-Oct-1946 Hertekamp - Magniflex
BEL
2260
11. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 Flandria - Mars
NED
2216
12. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942 Goudsmit Hoff
NED
2155
13. Ferdinand BRACKE 25-May-1939 Peugeot
BEL
1654
14. Leif MORTENSEN 05-May-1946 Bic
DEN
1653
15. Rinus WAGTMANS 26-Dec-1946 Molteni
NED
1542
16. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 Peugeot
BEL
1482
17. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Orbea - O.A.R. - Legnano
ESP
1480
18. Bernard LABOURDETTE 13-Aug-1946 Bic
FRA
1450
19. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945 Molteni
ITA
1441
20. Tonnie HOUBRECHTS 06-Sep-1943 Salvarani
BEL
1414
21. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940 Filotex
ITA
1386
22. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943 Kas
ESP
1380
23. Agustin TAMAMES 19-Oct-1944 Werner
ESP
1375
24. Eric LEMAN 17-Jul-1946 Flandria - Mars
BEL
1360
25. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948 Peugeot
FRA
1354
26. Jan KREKELS 26-Aug-1947 Goudsmit Hoff
NED
1334
27. Giancarlo POLIDORI 30-Oct-1943 Scic
ITA
1312
28. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Sonolor - Lejeune
BEL
1234
29. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941 Ferretti
ITA
1231
30. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Hoover - De Gribaldy - Wolber
POR
1230
31. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942 Molteni
BEL
1222
32. Desire LETORT 29-Jan-1943 Bic
FRA
1216
33. Ole RITTER 29-Aug-1941 Dreher
DEN
1196
34. Lucien AIMAR 28-Apr-1941 Sonolor - Lejeune
FRA
1166
35. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
1137
36. Albert VAN VLIERBERGHE 18-Mar-1942 Ferretti
BEL
1127
37. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas
ESP
1118
38. Roger ROSIERS 26-Nov-1946 Bic
BEL
1116
39. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942 Kas
ESP
1107
40. Enrico PAOLINI 26-Mar-1945 Scic
ITA
1057
41. Jean Pierre DANGUILLAUME 25-May-1946 Peugeot
FRA
1054
42. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 G.B.C. - Zimba
ITA
1003
43. Antonio MARTOS 27-Nov-1946 Werner
ESP
988
44. Jose Manuel LOPEZ RODRIGUEZ 21-Feb-1940 Werner
ESP
984
45. Evert DOLMAN 22-Feb-1946 Flandria - Mars
NED
953
46. Barry HOBAN 05-Feb-1940 Sonolor - Lejeune
GBR
944
47. Enrico MAGGIONI 01-Nov-1946 Cosatto
ITA
926
48. Ugo COLOMBO 22-Feb-1940 Filotex
ITA
924
49. Willy VANNESTE 10-Mar-1944 Flandria - Mars
BEL
882
50. Thomas PETTERSSON 15-May-1947 Ferretti
SWE
867
51. Jos SPRUYT 25-Feb-1943 Molteni
BEL
840
52. Joseph BRUYERE 05-Oct-1948 Molteni
BEL
826
53. Vic VAN SCHIL 21-Dec-1939 Molteni
BEL
812
54. Patrick SERCU 27-Jun-1944 Dreher
BEL
772
55. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940 Bic
NED
751
56. Giovanni CAVALCANTI 17-Nov-1943 Filotex
ITA
739
57. Lino FARISATO 15-Mar-1945 Ferretti
ITA
738
58. Wim SCHEPERS 25-Sep-1943 Goudsmit Hoff
NED
733
59. Jesus MANZANEQUE 01-Jan-1943 Kas
ESP
716
60. Rolf WOLFSHOHL 27-Dec-1938 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
GER
709
61. Davide BOIFAVA 14-Nov-1946 Scic
ITA
709
62. Pierfranco VIANELLI 20-Oct-1946 Dreher
ITA
702
63. Wilfried DAVID 22-Feb-1946 Peugeot
BEL
701
64. Jos HUYSMANS 18-Dec-1941 Molteni
BEL
700
65. Edy SCHUTZ 15-May-1941 Flandria - Mars
LUX
699
66. Jean Pierre GENET 24-Oct-1940 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
696
67. Yves HEZARD 20-Oct-1948 Sonolor - Lejeune
FRA
694
68. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 Cosatto
ITA
688
69. Mauro SIMONETTI 14-Jul-1948 Ferretti
ITA
688
70. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943 Peugeot
FRA
661
71. Michel PERIN 20-May-1947 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
653
72. Guido REYBROUCK 25-Dec-1941 Salvarani
BEL
643
73. Primo MORI 07-Apr-1944 Salvarani
ITA
643
74. Luis Pedro SANTAMARINA 25-Jun-1942 Werner
ESP
640
75. Frans MINTJENS 23-Nov-1946 Molteni
BEL
640
76. Jose GOMEZ LUCAS 09-Jan-1944 Werner
ESP
639
77. Jos DE SCHOENMAECKER 02-Oct-1947 Molteni
BEL
630
78. Erik PETTERSSON 04-Apr-1944 Ferretti
SWE
627
79. Gerard VIANEN 09-Feb-1944 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
NED
622
80. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 Watney
BEL
618
81. Jean Claude GENTY 17-Dec-1945 Bic
FRA
612
82. Ventura DIAZ ARREY 26-Aug-1937 Werner
ESP
610
83. Eric DE VLAEMINCK 23-Mar-1945 Flandria - Mars
BEL
605
84. Rene PIJNEN 03-Sep-1946 Bic
NED
598
85. Roberto POGGIALI 16-Apr-1941 Salvarani
ITA
596
86. Gilbert BELLONE 27-Dec-1942 Sonolor - Lejeune
FRA
594
87. Wilmo FRANCIONI 08-Nov-1948 Ferretti
ITA
584
88. Louis PFENNINGER 01-Nov-1944 Bika - Milupa
SUI
584
89. Marcello BERGAMO 16-Dec-1946 Filotex
ITA
577
90. Willy DE GEEST 08-Jan-1947 Hertekamp - Magniflex
BEL
562
91. Donato GIULIANI 04-Oct-1946 Filotex
ITA
561
92. Andre POPPE 04-Nov-1943 Hertekamp - Magniflex
BEL
552
93. Johny SCHLECK 22-Nov-1942 Bic
LUX
547
94. Daniel VAN RYCKEGHEM 29-May-1945 Sonolor - Lejeune
BEL
544
95. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 Hoover - De Gribaldy - Wolber
FRA
541
96. Eddy PEELMAN 08-Aug-1947 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson
BEL
535
97. Noël VAN CLOOSTER 02-Dec-1943 Hertekamp - Magniflex
BEL
532
98. Charly GROSSKOST 05-Mar-1944 Bic
FRA
526
99. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942 Scic
ITA
514
100. Nemesio JIMENEZ 10-Feb-1946 Kas
ESP
511
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