Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945 Molteni
BEL
6120
2. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945 Bic
ESP
4497
3. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
3295
4. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
2835
5. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Brooklyn
BEL
2742
6. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 Gitane
NED
2735
7. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941 Watney
BEL
2607
8. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948 Peugeot
FRA
2366
9. Jose Manuel FUENTE LAVANDERA 30-Sep-1945 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
2238
10. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Sporting - Gazcidla
POR
2039
11. Regis OVION 03-Mar-1949 Peugeot
FRA
1949
12. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1908
13. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1903
14. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 GAN
FRA
1721
15. Pedro TORRES 27-Apr-1949 La Casera
ESP
1615
16. Jose PESARRODONA 01-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1613
17. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940 Sammontana
ITA
1511
18. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942 Molteni
BEL
1507
19. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1502
20. Jesus MANZANEQUE 01-Jan-1943 La Casera
ESP
1496
21. Antonio MARTOS 27-Nov-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1456
22. Leif MORTENSEN 05-May-1946 Bic
DEN
1446
23. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 G.B.C. - Sony - Furzi
ITA
1408
24. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1407
25. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Sonolor
BEL
1400
26. Cyrille GUIMARD 20-Jan-1947 GAN
FRA
1390
27. Rik VAN LINDEN 28-Jul-1949 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1350
28. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 GAN
FRA
1250
29. Michel PERIN 20-May-1947 GAN
FRA
1184
30. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1143
31. Tonnie HOUBRECHTS 06-Sep-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1138
32. Ole RITTER 29-Aug-1941 Bianchi - Campagnolo
DEN
1127
33. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
1127
34. Santiago LAZCANO 08-Mar-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1069
35. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943 Peugeot
FRA
1065
36. Jose Antonio GONZALEZ LINARES 25-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1064
37. Eric LEMAN 17-Jul-1946 Peugeot
BEL
1048
38. Willy DE GEEST 08-Jan-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1045
39. Jose CATIEAU 17-Jul-1946 Bic
FRA
1045
40. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1037
41. Enrico PAOLINI 26-Mar-1945 Scic
ITA
1014
42. Marcello BERGAMO 16-Dec-1946 Filotex
ITA
1004
43. Roger ROSIERS 26-Nov-1946 Bic
BEL
1000
44. Gösta PETTERSSON 23-Nov-1940 Scic
SWE
951
45. Gustaaf VAN ROOSBROECK 16-May-1948 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
950
46. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
941
47. Georges PINTENS 15-Oct-1946 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
918
48. Fernando MENDÈS DOS REIS 15-Sep-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
POR
879
49. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Jolly
ITA
878
50. Walter PLANCKAERT 08-Apr-1948 Watney
BEL
868
51. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943 Zonca
ITA
861
52. Jacques ESCLASSAN 03-Sep-1948 Peugeot
FRA
861
53. Juan ZURANO 01-Sep-1948 La Casera
ESP
854
54. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
836
55. Vic VAN SCHIL 21-Dec-1939 Molteni
BEL
834
56. Wilfried DAVID 22-Feb-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
830
57. Roberto POGGIALI 16-Apr-1941 Sammontana
ITA
815
58. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941 Dreher
ITA
810
59. Jean Pierre DANGUILLAUME 25-May-1946 Peugeot
FRA
778
60. Bernard LABOURDETTE 13-Aug-1946 Bic
FRA
774
61. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Filotex
ITA
766
62. Ronald DE WITTE 21-Oct-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
760
63. Patrick SERCU 27-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
BEL
746
64. Jose Luis ABILLEIRA BALBOA 27-Oct-1947 La Casera
ESP
740
65. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
726
66. Javier ELORRIAGA 03-Dec-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
724
67. Albert VAN VLIERBERGHE 18-Mar-1942 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
680
68. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
679
69. Joseph BRUYERE 05-Oct-1948 Molteni
BEL
647
70. Gerard VIANEN 09-Feb-1944 Gitane
NED
645
71. Alain SANTY 28-Aug-1949 Bic
FRA
642
72. Agustin TAMAMES 19-Oct-1944 La Casera
ESP
634
73. Regis DELEPINE 22-Dec-1946 GAN
FRA
618
74. Frans MINTJENS 23-Nov-1946 Molteni
BEL
617
75. Gonzalo AJA 13-Jul-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
591
76. Charly ROUXEL 06-Apr-1948 Peugeot
FRA
588
77. Luis BALAGUÉ CARRENO 29-Mar-1944 La Casera
ESP
587
78. Charly GROSSKOST 05-Mar-1944 GAN
FRA
570
79. Giancarlo POLIDORI 30-Oct-1943 Scic
ITA
545
80. Willy IN 'T VEN 01-Mar-1943 Molteni
BEL
544
81. Luis ZUBERO 18-Mar-1948 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
539
82. Willy VANNESTE 10-Mar-1944 Sonolor
BEL
526
83. Willy TEIRLINCK 10-Aug-1948 Sonolor
BEL
524
84. Claude TOLLET 24-Apr-1949 Sonolor
FRA
518
85. Fabrizio FABBRI 28-Sep-1948 Magniflex
ITA
512
86. Johny SCHLECK 22-Nov-1942 Bic
LUX
506
87. Yves HEZARD 20-Oct-1948 Sonolor
FRA
504
88. Pieter NASSEN 16-Jan-1944 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
502
89. Jean Claude LARGEAU 06-Apr-1949 Gitane
FRA
484
90. Andres OLIVA 07-Dec-1948 La Casera
ESP
479
91. Daniel DUCREUX 11-Feb-1947 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
FRA
479
92. Roger GILSON 19-Sep-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
LUX
475
93. Robert MINTKIEWICZ 14-Oct-1947 Sonolor
FRA
471
94. Eddy PEELMAN 08-Aug-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
469
95. Lucien AIMAR 28-Apr-1941 De Kova
FRA
463
96. Barry HOBAN 05-Feb-1940 GAN
GBR
462
97. Sylvain VASSEUR 28-Feb-1946 Bic
FRA
458
98. Jurgen TSCHAN 17-Feb-1947 Peugeot
GER
450
99. Wim SCHEPERS 25-Sep-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
430
100. Joseph FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Filotex
SUI
430
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1973. 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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