The Netherlands

Ranking 1979

Global # Name Birthday Team Score
1. 4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel 3418
2. 5. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 3011
3. 7. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 2569
4. 11. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 2102
5. 12. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin 2003
6. 31. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 1113
7. 41. Jo MAAS 06-Oct-1954 Daf Trucks - Aida 966
8. 47. Frits PIRARD 08-Dec-1954 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel 886
9. 52. Leo VAN VLIET 15-Nov-1955 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 811
10. 76. Bert OOSTERBOSCH 30-Jul-1957 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 559
11. 88. Bert PRONK 24-Oct-1950 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 492
12. 103. Piet VAN KATWIJK 27-Feb-1950 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 429
13. 107. Jos SCHIPPER 10-Jun-1951 Marc Zeep Savon - Superia 418
14. 118. Roy SCHUITEN 16-Dec-1950 Scic 364
15. 121. Fedor DEN HERTOG 20-Apr-1946 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis 358
16. 124. Cees PRIEM 27-Oct-1950 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 352
17. 125. Fons VAN KATWIJK 01-Dec-1951 Marc Zeep Savon - Superia 352
18. 126. Aad VAN DEN HOEK 14-Oct-1951 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 352
19. 141. Jan ALING 14-Jun-1949 Marc Zeep Savon - Superia 311
20. 158. Jan VAN HOUWELINGEN 12-Jan-1955 Lano - Boule d'Or 256
21. 168. Adrie VAN HOUWELINGEN 27-Oct-1953 Lano - Boule d'Or 229
22. 209. Jaak VERBRUGGE 24-Apr-1955 Daf Trucks - Aida 163
23. 219. Martien HAVIK 15-Dec-1955 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 150
24. 223. Hans LANGERIJS 14-Jan-1953 HB Alarm Systemen 149
25. 250. Gerrie VAN GERWEN 06-Jan-1953 HB Alarm Systemen 124
26. 256. Johan VAN DER MEER 16-Nov-1954 HB Alarm Systemen 119
27. 281. Cees BAL 21-Nov-1951 Lano - Boule d'Or 93
28. 338. Theo SMIT 05-Apr-1951 HB Alarm Systemen 60
29. 357. Roelof GROEN 17-Aug-1952 HB Alarm Systemen 49
30. 364. Bart SCHEUNEMAN 13-Apr-1954 Kondor 44
31. 380. Willy MAESSEN 31-Mar-1956 Lano - Boule d'Or 38
32. 391. Hennie PEELS 28-Dec-1943 HB Alarm Systemen 37
33. 432. Richard BUKACKI 23-May-1946 HB Alarm Systemen 20
34. 468. Wim DE RUITER 15-Jan-1951 HB Alarm Systemen 11
35. 480. Peter ZIJERVELD 16-Mar-1955 HB Alarm Systemen 9
36. 484. Co MORITZ 06-Jun-1950 Ruysdael - Piccadilly 9
37. 526. Tom GRIEP 07-Nov-1955 HB Alarm Systemen 6
38. 532. Gerard MAK 24-Nov-1953 HB Alarm Systemen 5
39. 561. Jan HORDIJK 26-Jun-1946 Container Repair 4
40. 564. Theo DE ROOIJ 25-Apr-1957 Individual 3
41. 565. Andre GEVERS 19-Aug-1952 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 3
42. 590. Rene PIJNEN 03-Sep-1946 Gazelle 1
43. 595. Jan BREUR 23-Dec-1951 HB Alarm Systemen 1
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world for The Netherlands in 1979. 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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