Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954 Renault - Elf
FRA
3870
2. Fons DE WOLF 22-Jun-1956 Vermeer-Thijs
BEL
3288
3. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957 Gis Gelati - Campagnolo
ITA
2215
4. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Daf Trucks - Côte d'Or
NED
2212
5. Silvano CONTINI 15-Jan-1958 Bianchi - Piaggio
ITA
2162
6. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Famcucine - Campagnolo
ITA
2140
7. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Inoxpran
ITA
2122
8. Daniel WILLEMS 16-Aug-1956 Capri Sonne
BEL
2013
9. Tommy PRIM 29-Jul-1955 Bianchi - Piaggio
SWE
1940
10. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Daf Trucks - Côte d'Or
BEL
1891
11. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1861
12. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950 Magniflex - Olmo
ITA
1748
13. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1628
14. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
IRL
1597
15. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Boule d'Or - Sunair
BEL
1547
16. Gilbert DUCLOS LASSALLE 25-Aug-1954 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1528
17. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
AUS
1510
18. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957 Teka - Campagnolo
ESP
1400
19. Stefan MUTTER 03-Oct-1956 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
1387
20. Jacques BOSSIS 22-Dec-1952 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1364
21. Josef FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
1354
22. Jean Rene BERNAUDEAU 08-Jul-1956 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1342
23. Rudy PEVENAGE 15-Jun-1954 Capri Sonne
BEL
1323
24. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953 Bianchi - Piaggio
ITA
1311
25. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Creda
BEL
1293
26. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1285
27. Guido VAN CALSTER 06-Feb-1956 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
BEL
1274
28. Theo DE ROOIJ 25-Apr-1957 Capri Sonne
NED
1272
29. Juan FERNÁNDEZ MARTÍN 05-Jan-1957 Kelme
ESP
1262
30. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959 Daf Trucks - Côte d'Or
NED
1255
31. Peter WINNEN 05-Sep-1957 Capri Sonne
NED
1246
32. Regis CLERE 15-Aug-1956 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
1245
33. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1225
34. Eddy SCHEPERS 12-Dec-1955 Daf Trucks - Côte d'Or
BEL
1192
35. Jesus SUAREZ CUEVA 10-Mar-1955 Kelme
ESP
1140
36. Alberto FERNANDEZ BLANCO 15-Jan-1955 Teka - Campagnolo
ESP
1124
37. Beat BREU 23-Oct-1957 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
1120
38. Michel LAURENT 10-Aug-1953 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1100
39. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
BEL
1079
40. Serge DEMIERRE 16-Jan-1956 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
1063
41. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
IRL
1052
42. Vicente BELDA 12-Sep-1954 Kelme
ESP
1038
43. Jean Luc VANDENBROUCKE 31-May-1955 La Redoute - Motobécane
BEL
1033
44. Robert ALBAN 09-Feb-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
1014
45. Sven Åke NILSSON 13-Sep-1951 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
SWE
1004
46. Pedro MUNOZ 06-Nov-1958 Zor - Helios - Novostil
ESP
1000
47. Jos JACOBS 28-Jan-1953 Capri Sonne
BEL
984
48. Faustino RUPEREZ 29-Jul-1956 Zor - Helios - Novostil
ESP
965
49. Jose Luis LAGUIA 30-Sep-1959 Reynolds - Galli
ESP
957
50. Daniel GISIGER 09-Oct-1954 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
933
51. Johan DE MUYNCK 30-May-1948 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
BEL
924
52. Alfio VANDI 07-Dec-1955 Selle San Marco - Sider - Gabrielli
ITA
918
53. Gery VERLINDEN 01-May-1954 Boule d'Or - Sunair
BEL
894
54. Ferdi VAN DEN HAUTE 25-Jun-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
BEL
886
55. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Boston - Mavic
BEL
882
56. Klaus Peter THALER 14-May-1949 Puch - Wolber - Campagnolo
GER
865
57. Claudio BORTOLOTTO 19-Mar-1952 Santini - Selle Italia
ITA
846
58. Marcel TINAZZI 23-Nov-1953 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
FRA
836
59. Marino AMADORI 09-Apr-1957 Magniflex - Olmo
ITA
818
60. Ad WIJNANDS 10-Mar-1959 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
771
61. Eulalio GARCIA 11-May-1951 Teka - Campagnolo
ESP
748
62. Eddy PLANCKAERT 22-Sep-1958 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ…
BEL
747
63. Jan BOGAERT 03-Dec-1957 Vermeer-Thijs
BEL
742
64. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960 Sammontana - Benotto
ITA
737
65. Godi SCHMUTZ 26-Oct-1954 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
737
66. Raymond MARTIN 22-May-1949 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
723
67. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
705
68. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954 Kotter's Racing Team - G.B.C.
GER
704
69. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Zor - Helios - Novostil
ESP
702
70. Ismael LEJARRETA 11-Jun-1953 Teka - Campagnolo
ESP
693
71. Giovanni MANTOVANI 05-Feb-1955 Hoonved - Bottecchia - Herdal
ITA
690
72. Knut KNUDSEN 12-Oct-1950 Bianchi - Piaggio
NOR
685
73. Angel ARROYO 02-Aug-1956 Zor - Helios - Novostil
ESP
678
74. Bernard VALLET 18-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
678
75. Claudio TORELLI 23-Jan-1954 Famcucine - Campagnolo
ITA
664
76. Dominique ARNAUD 19-Sep-1955 Puch - Wolber - Campagnolo
FRA
660
77. Erwin LIENHARD 16-Jan-1957 Cilo - Aufina
SUI
656
78. Bruno WOLFER 10-Sep-1954 Bianchi - Piaggio
SUI
650
79. William TACKAERT 09-Aug-1956 Daf Trucks - Côte d'Or
BEL
644
80. Frits PIRARD 08-Dec-1954 Boule d'Or - Sunair
NED
639
81. Maurice LE GUILLOUX 14-May-1950 Renault - Elf
FRA
634
82. Graham JONES 28-Oct-1957 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
GBR
627
83. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
POR
625
84. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945 Gis Gelati - Campagnolo
ITA
623
85. Mario BECCIA 16-Aug-1955 Santini - Selle Italia
ITA
620
86. Serge BEUCHERIE 17-Jan-1955 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
FRA
612
87. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
610
88. Pierre BAZZO 17-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
610
89. Antonio COLL 06-Apr-1959 Colchon CR - Campagnolo
ESP
608
90. Jostein WILMANN 15-Jul-1953 Capri Sonne
NOR
606
91. Christian SEZNEC 19-Nov-1952 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
600
92. Frank HOSTE 29-Aug-1955 TI-Raleigh - Creda
BEL
592
93. Bernardo ALFONSEL 24-Feb-1954 Teka - Campagnolo
ESP
587
94. Alfredo CHINETTI 11-Jul-1949 Inoxpran
ITA
587
95. Ronny CLAES 10-Oct-1957 Capri Sonne
BEL
581
96. Luciano RABOTTINI 23-Jan-1958 Santini - Selle Italia
ITA
564
97. Emanuele BOMBINI 02-Jul-1959 Hoonved - Bottecchia - Herdal
ITA
552
98. Patrick BONNET 06-Sep-1957 Renault - Elf
FRA
552
99. Roberto VISENTINI 02-Jun-1957 Sammontana - Benotto
ITA
545
100. Ludo DELCROIX 28-Oct-1950 Capri Sonne
BEL
543
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