Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945 Molteni
BEL
5660
2. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Brooklyn
BEL
3273
3. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Filotex
ITA
2762
4. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
2697
5. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
2362
6. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 GAN
FRA
2232
7. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
2141
8. Jose Manuel FUENTE LAVANDERA 30-Sep-1945 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
2039
9. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 Brooklyn
ITA
1979
10. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940 Scic
ITA
1874
11. Jean Pierre DANGUILLAUME 25-May-1946 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
1856
12. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
1833
13. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1787
14. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
1701
15. Alain SANTY 28-Aug-1949 GAN
FRA
1655
16. Eric LEMAN 17-Jul-1946 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1609
17. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Bic
POR
1600
18. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
1575
19. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
1561
20. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 Sonolor - Gitane
FRA
1421
21. Constantino CONTI 26-Sep-1945 Zonca
ITA
1399
22. Andres OLIVA 07-Dec-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1349
23. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942 Bic
NED
1333
24. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Jollj Ceramica
ITA
1255
25. Barry HOBAN 05-Feb-1940 GAN
GBR
1239
26. Georges PINTENS 15-Oct-1946 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1215
27. Patrick SERCU 27-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
BEL
1185
28. Walter PLANCKAERT 08-Apr-1948 Watney - Maes Pils
BEL
1138
29. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 GAN
NED
1127
30. Gustaaf VAN ROOSBROECK 16-May-1948 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
1125
31. Juan ZURANO 01-Sep-1948 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1124
32. Jesus MANZANEQUE 01-Jan-1943 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
1099
33. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945 Bic
ESP
1096
34. Enrico PAOLINI 26-Mar-1945 Scic
ITA
1053
35. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 GAN
NED
1032
36. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942 IJsboerke - Colner
BEL
1023
37. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1015
38. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
1013
39. Marc DEMEYER 19-Apr-1950 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
976
40. Rik VAN LINDEN 28-Jul-1949 IJsboerke - Colner
BEL
974
41. Gösta PETTERSSON 23-Nov-1940 Magniflex
SWE
958
42. Gonzalo AJA 13-Jul-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
935
43. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Rokado
NED
935
44. Javier ELORRIAGA 03-Dec-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
918
45. Cees BAL 21-Nov-1951 GAN
NED
894
46. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 Merlin Plage - Shimano - Flandria
BEL
870
47. Wilfried WESEMAEL 13-Jan-1950 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
853
48. Joseph BRUYERE 05-Oct-1948 Molteni
BEL
804
49. Agustin TAMAMES 19-Oct-1944 Monteverde
ESP
780
50. Jacques ESCLASSAN 03-Sep-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
777
51. Regis OVION 03-Mar-1949 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
777
52. Cyrille GUIMARD 20-Jan-1947 Merlin Plage - Shimano - Flandria
FRA
771
53. Roger PINGEON 28-Aug-1940 Jobo - Lejeune
FRA
754
54. Michel PERIN 20-May-1947 GAN
FRA
737
55. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953 Scic
ITA
713
56. Jose Luis URIBEZUBIA VELAR 21-Aug-1945 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
711
57. Knut KNUDSEN 12-Oct-1950 Jollj Ceramica
NOR
708
58. Ronald DE WITTE 21-Oct-1946 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
706
59. Roberto POGGIALI 16-Apr-1941 Filotex
ITA
684
60. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
683
61. Antonio MARTOS 27-Nov-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
678
62. Jose Luis ABILLEIRA BALBOA 27-Oct-1947 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
671
63. Jose PESARRODONA 01-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
670
64. Jose Antonio GONZALEZ LINARES 25-Feb-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
670
65. Louis PFENNINGER 01-Nov-1944 Willner - Birr-Brugg
SUI
650
66. Ole RITTER 29-Aug-1941 Filotex
DEN
645
67. Fedor DEN HERTOG 20-Apr-1946 Frisol
NED
631
68. Gerard VIANEN 09-Feb-1944 GAN
NED
628
69. Giuseppe PERLETTO 02-May-1948 Sammontana
ITA
622
70. Dirk BAERT 14-Feb-1949 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy
BEL
608
71. Willy DE GEEST 08-Jan-1947 Rokado
BEL
602
72. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
586
73. Martin RODRIGUEZ 14-Apr-1942 Bianchi - Campagnolo
COL
570
74. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941 Dreher Forte
ITA
560
75. Antonio VALLORI 21-Jan-1949 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes
ESP
549
76. Jos HUYSMANS 18-Dec-1941 Molteni
BEL
542
77. Antonio MENENDEZ 18-Aug-1946 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
538
78. Charly ROUXEL 06-Apr-1948 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
535
79. Ventura DIAZ ARREY 26-Aug-1937 Monteverde
ESP
523
80. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
512
81. Jose CATIEAU 17-Jul-1946 Bic
FRA
508
82. Tino TABAK 06-May-1946 bantel
NED
504
83. Fausto BERTOGLIO 13-Jan-1949 Brooklyn
ITA
501
84. Giacinto SANTAMBROGIO 25-Apr-1945 Bianchi - Campagnolo
ITA
498
85. Edward JANSSENS 18-Jan-1946 Molteni
BEL
496
86. Santiago LAZCANO 08-Mar-1947 Kas - Kaskol
ESP
494
87. Ferdinand JULIEN 30-Jun-1946 Sonolor - Gitane
FRA
485
88. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Sonolor - Gitane
BEL
473
89. Joseph FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Filotex
SUI
469
90. Willy TEIRLINCK 10-Aug-1948 Sonolor - Gitane
BEL
465
91. Bernard BOURREAU 02-Sep-1951 Peugeot - BP - Michelin
FRA
461
92. Piet VAN KATWIJK 27-Feb-1950 Frisol
NED
457
93. Willy VANNESTE 10-Mar-1944 Sonolor - Gitane
BEL
453
94. Roland SALM 21-Feb-1951 Willner - Birr-Brugg
SUI
453
95. Andre ROMERO 10-Sep-1950 Jobo - Lejeune
FRA
426
96. Frans VAN LOOY 26-Aug-1950 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria
BEL
423
97. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950 Jollj Ceramica
ITA
416
98. Ercole GUALAZZINI 22-Jun-1944 Brooklyn
ITA
414
99. Fernando MENDÈS DOS REIS 15-Sep-1946 Benfica - Banco Fernandes Magalhaes
POR
401
100. Roland BERLAND 26-Feb-1945 Bic
FRA
388
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