Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945 Molteni
BEL
6087
2. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945 Bic
ESP
4182
3. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
3135
4. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
3116
5. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Brooklyn
BEL
2624
6. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
2581
7. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 Gitane - Frigécrème
NED
2544
8. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
2200
9. Jose Manuel FUENTE LAVANDERA 30-Sep-1945 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
2081
10. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Bic
POR
1896
11. Regis OVION 03-Mar-1949 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
1813
12. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1798
13. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1796
14. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
1624
15. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940 Sammontana
ITA
1530
16. Pedro TORRES 27-Apr-1949 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1502
17. Jose PESARRODONA 01-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1500
18. Antonio MARTOS AGUILAR 27-Nov-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1431
19. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 G.B.C. - Sony - Furzi
ITA
1420
20. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1420
21. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942 Molteni
BEL
1402
22. Jesus MANZANEQUE 01-Jan-1943 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1391
23. Rik VAN LINDEN 28-Jul-1949 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1387
24. Leif MORTENSEN 05-May-1946 Bic
DEN
1345
25. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1326
26. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Sonolor
BEL
1302
27. Cyrille GUIMARD 20-Jan-1947 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
1293
28. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
1162
29. Tonnie HOUBRECHTS 06-Sep-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1122
30. Michel PERIN 20-May-1947 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
1101
31. Marcello BERGAMO 16-Dec-1946 Filotex
ITA
1090
32. Eric LEMAN 17-Jul-1946 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
BEL
1088
33. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
1076
34. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1063
35. Enrico PAOLINI 26-Mar-1945 Scic
ITA
1061
36. Ole RITTER 29-Aug-1941 Bianchi - Campagnolo
DEN
1048
37. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
1048
38. Roger ROSIERS 26-Nov-1946 Bic
BEL
1041
39. Willy DE GEEST 08-Jan-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
1015
40. Jose CATIEAU 17-Jul-1946 Bic
FRA
995
41. Santiago LAZCANO 08-Mar-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
994
42. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
990
43. Jose Antonio GONZALEZ LINARES 25-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
990
44. Gösta PETTERSSON 23-Nov-1940 Scic
SWE
965
45. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
956
46. Walter PLANCKAERT 08-Apr-1948 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
940
47. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Jollj Ceramica
ITA
912
48. Gustaaf VAN ROOSBROECK 16-May-1948 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
884
49. Georges PINTENS 15-Oct-1946 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
854
50. Fernando MENDÈS DOS REIS 15-Sep-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
POR
817
51. Vic VAN SCHIL 21-Dec-1939 Molteni
BEL
815
52. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943 Zonca
ITA
801
53. Jacques ESCLASSAN 03-Sep-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
801
54. Juan ZURANO 01-Sep-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
794
55. Jean Pierre DANGUILLAUME 25-May-1946 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
783
56. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
777
57. Wilfried DAVID 22-Feb-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
772
58. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
764
59. Roberto POGGIALI 16-Apr-1941 Sammontana
ITA
758
60. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941 Dreher Forte
ITA
753
61. Ronald DE WITTE 21-Oct-1946 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
BEL
752
62. Joseph BRUYERE 05-Oct-1948 Molteni
BEL
720
63. Bernard LABOURDETTE 13-Aug-1946 Bic
FRA
720
64. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Filotex
ITA
712
65. Patrick SERCU 27-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
BEL
694
66. Jose Luis ABILLEIRA BALBOA 27-Oct-1947 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
688
67. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
687
68. Javier ELORRIAGA 03-Dec-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
673
69. Albert VAN VLIERBERGHE 18-Mar-1942 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
656
70. Giancarlo POLIDORI 30-Oct-1943 Scic
ITA
638
71. Alain SANTY 28-Aug-1949 Bic
FRA
620
72. Gerard VIANEN 09-Feb-1944 Gitane - Frigécrème
NED
600
73. Frans MINTJENS 23-Nov-1946 Molteni
BEL
597
74. Agustin TAMAMES 19-Oct-1944 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
590
75. Regis DELEPINE 22-Dec-1946 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
575
76. Gonzalo AJA 13-Jul-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
550
77. Charly ROUXEL 06-Apr-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
547
78. Luis BALAGUÉ CARRENO 29-Mar-1944 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
546
79. Charly GROSSKOST 05-Mar-1944 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
FRA
530
80. Willy TEIRLINCK 10-Aug-1948 Sonolor
BEL
511
81. Willy IN 'T VEN 01-Mar-1943 Molteni
BEL
506
82. Luis ZUBERO 18-Mar-1948 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
501
83. Willy VANNESTE 10-Mar-1944 Sonolor
BEL
489
84. Claude TOLLET 24-Apr-1949 Sonolor
FRA
482
85. Fabrizio FABBRI 28-Sep-1948 Magniflex
ITA
476
86. Robert MINTKIEWICZ 14-Oct-1947 Sonolor
FRA
472
87. Johny SCHLECK 22-Nov-1942 Bic
LUX
471
88. Yves HEZARD 20-Oct-1948 Sonolor
FRA
469
89. Pieter NASSEN 16-Jan-1944 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
467
90. Jean Claude LARGEAU 06-Apr-1949 Gitane - Frigécrème
FRA
450
91. Sylvain VASSEUR 28-Feb-1946 Bic
FRA
449
92. Andres OLIVA 07-Dec-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
445
93. Daniel DUCREUX 11-Feb-1947 Flandria - Carpenter - Shimano
FRA
445
94. Roger GILSON 19-Sep-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
LUX
442
95. Eddy PEELMAN 08-Aug-1947 Rokado - De Gribaldy
BEL
436
96. Lucien AIMAR 28-Apr-1941 De Kova
FRA
431
97. Barry HOBAN 05-Feb-1940 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson
GBR
430
98. Davide BOIFAVA 14-Nov-1946 Magniflex
ITA
420
99. Jurgen TSCHAN 17-Feb-1947 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
GER
418
100. Wim SCHEPERS 25-Sep-1943 Rokado - De Gribaldy
NED
400
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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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