Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954 Renault - Gitane
FRA
5022
2. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957 Scic
ITA
3996
3. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Sanson - Luxor TV - Campagnolo
ITA
3880
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
NED
3675
5. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
3238
6. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
GER
2787
7. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
2762
8. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Inoxpran - Pentole Posate
ITA
2420
9. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Gis Gelati
BEL
2369
10. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Kas - Campagnolo
BEL
2265
11. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
2260
12. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Peugeot
NED
2154
13. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951 Splendor - Euro Soap
BEL
1974
14. Knut KNUDSEN 12-Oct-1950 Bianchi - Faema
NOR
1936
15. Daniel WILLEMS 16-Aug-1956 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
1799
16. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953 Magniflex - Famcucine
ITA
1767
17. Sven Ake NILSSON 13-Sep-1951 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
SWE
1749
18. Marc DEMEYER 19-Apr-1950 Flandria - Ca-va seul - Sunair
BEL
1745
19. Silvano CONTINI 15-Jan-1958 Bianchi - Faema
ITA
1693
20. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957 Kas - Campagnolo
BEL
1684
21. Fons DE WOLF 22-Jun-1956 Lano - Boule d'Or
BEL
1637
22. Michel LAURENT 10-Aug-1953 Peugeot
FRA
1444
23. Jean Rene BERNAUDEAU 08-Jul-1956 Renault - Gitane
FRA
1441
24. Mario BECCIA 16-Aug-1955 Mecap - Hoonved
ITA
1395
25. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956 Splendor - Euro Soap
IRL
1363
26. Bernt JOHANSSON 18-Apr-1953 Magniflex - Famcucine
SWE
1338
27. Rudy PEVENAGE 15-Jun-1954 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
1266
28. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Flandria - Ca-va seul - Sunair
POR
1246
29. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947 Kas - Campagnolo
ESP
1219
30. Pierre Raymond VILLEMIANE 12-Mar-1951 Renault - Gitane
FRA
1197
31. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
1197
32. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950 Zonca - Santini
ITA
1163
33. Willy TEIRLINCK 10-Aug-1948 Kas - Campagnolo
BEL
1149
34. Joseph FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Scic
SUI
1100
35. Rene BITTINGER 09-Oct-1954 Flandria - Ca-va seul - Sunair
FRA
1064
36. Stefan MUTTER 03-Oct-1956 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
SUI
1057
37. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
1053
38. Jean Luc VANDENBROUCKE 31-May-1955 Peugeot
BEL
1050
39. Pedro TORRES 27-Apr-1949 Transmallorca
ESP
1043
40. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 Sanson - Luxor TV - Campagnolo
ITA
1041
41. Jo MAAS 06-Oct-1954 Daf Trucks - Aida
NED
1039
42. Guido VAN CALSTER 06-Feb-1956 Daf Trucks - Aida
BEL
1034
43. Christian SEZNEC 19-Nov-1952 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
1025
44. Jos JACOBS 28-Jan-1953 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
983
45. Paul WELLENS 27-Jun-1952 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
BEL
982
46. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Moliner
ESP
971
47. Frits PIRARD 08-Dec-1954 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
NED
953
48. Jean CHASSANG 08-Feb-1951 Renault - Gitane
FRA
936
49. Bruno WOLFER 10-Sep-1954 Zonca - Santini
SUI
897
50. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
894
51. Eddy SCHEPERS 12-Dec-1955 Daf Trucks - Aida
BEL
876
52. Leo VAN VLIET 15-Nov-1955 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
872
53. Bernard VALLET 18-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
866
54. Vicente BELDA 12-Sep-1954 Transmallorca
ESP
864
55. Marc RENIER 28-Mar-1953 Kas - Campagnolo
BEL
854
56. Godi SCHMUTZ 26-Oct-1954 Willora - Piz Buin - Bonanza
SUI
853
57. Jacques BOSSIS 22-Dec-1952 Peugeot
FRA
849
58. Rene MARTENS 27-May-1955 Flandria - Ca-va seul - Sunair
BEL
778
59. Alfio VANDI 07-Dec-1955 Magniflex - Famcucine
ITA
765
60. Manuel ESPARZA SANZ 12-Oct-1951 Teka
ESP
748
61. Wilfried WESEMAEL 13-Jan-1950 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
BEL
725
62. Jean Louis GAUTHIER 22-Dec-1955 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
693
63. Marino AMADORI 09-Apr-1957 Sapa Assicurazioni - Frontini
ITA
692
64. Raymond MARTIN 22-May-1949 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
679
65. Alessandro POZZI 24-Dec-1954 Bianchi - Faema
ITA
668
66. Faustino RUPEREZ 29-Jul-1956 Moliner
ESP
668
67. Robert ALBAN 09-Feb-1952 Fiat
FRA
654
68. Andre CHALMEL 10-Oct-1949 Renault - Gitane
FRA
636
69. Franco CONTI 08-Apr-1951 San Giacomo - Mobilificio - Alan
ITA
625
70. Jesus SUAREZ CUEVA 10-Mar-1955 Kas - Campagnolo
ESP
624
71. Claudio BORTOLOTTO 19-Mar-1952 Sanson - Luxor TV - Campagnolo
ITA
620
72. Gregor BRAUN 31-Dec-1955 Peugeot
GER
615
73. Pierre BAZZO 17-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
608
74. Felipe YANEZ 25-Jan-1953 Novostil - Helios
ESP
602
75. Paul SHERWEN 07-Jun-1956 Fiat
GBR
602
76. Bert OOSTERBOSCH 30-Jul-1957 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
601
77. Andre DIERICKX 29-Oct-1947 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
590
78. Carmelo BARONE 03-Apr-1956 Gis Gelati
ITA
587
79. Gery VERLINDEN 01-May-1954 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
580
80. Gilbert DUCLOS LASSALLE 25-Aug-1954 Peugeot
FRA
574
81. Jacques ESCLASSAN 03-Sep-1948 Peugeot
FRA
573
82. Didier VANOVERSCHELDE 05-Apr-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
573
83. Roberto VISENTINI 02-Jun-1957 CBM Fast - Gaggia
ITA
556
84. Patrick BONNET 06-Sep-1957 Flandria - Ca-va seul - Sunair
FRA
556
85. Fausto BERTOGLIO 13-Jan-1949 San Giacomo - Mobilificio - Alan
ITA
550
86. Uelli SUTTER 16-Mar-1947 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
SUI
550
87. Jean Francois PESCHEUX 21-Mar-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
532
88. Bert PRONK 24-Oct-1950 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
NED
529
89. Lucien DIDIER 05-Aug-1950 Renault - Gitane
LUX
526
90. Yves HEZARD 20-Oct-1948 Peugeot
FRA
520
91. Walter PLANCKAERT 08-Apr-1948 Mini-Flat - V.D.B. - Pirelli
BEL
516
92. Eulalio GARCIA 11-May-1951 Teka
ESP
516
93. Dominique SANDERS 16-Aug-1957 Teka
FRA
506
94. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis
BEL
500
95. Roberto CERUTI 10-Nov-1953 Magniflex - Famcucine
ITA
500
96. Klaus Peter THALER 14-May-1949 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor
GER
494
97. Noel DE JONCKHEERE 22-Apr-1955 Teka
BEL
489
98. Julian ANDIANO 28-Nov-1951 Moliner
ESP
486
99. Yvon BERTIN 09-Apr-1953 Renault - Gitane
FRA
483
100. Giuseppe MARTINELLI 11-Mar-1955 San Giacomo - Mobilificio - Alan
ITA
479
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world 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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