Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954 Renault
FRA
3964
2. Fons DE WOLF 22-Jun-1956 Vermeer - Thijs
BEL
3122
3. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957 Gis
ITA
2269
4. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949 Daf Trucks
NED
2240
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951 Famcucine
ITA
2192
6. Giovanni BATTAGLIN 22-Jul-1951 Inoxpran
ITA
2173
7. Silvano CONTINI 15-Jan-1958 Bianchi
ITA
2131
8. Daniel WILLEMS 16-Aug-1956 Capri Sonne
BEL
2035
9. Tommy PRIM 29-Jul-1955 Bianchi
SWE
1915
10. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1852
11. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950 Magniflex
ITA
1695
12. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952 Boule d'Or - Sunair
BEL
1584
13. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956 Splendor
IRL
1560
14. Gilbert DUCLOS LASSALLE 25-Aug-1954 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1540
15. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947 Daf Trucks
BEL
1512
16. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1499
17. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
AUS
1482
18. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957 Teka
ESP
1434
19. Stefan MUTTER 03-Oct-1956 Cilo
SUI
1421
20. Joseph FUCHS 24-Jul-1948 Cilo
SUI
1387
21. Jacques BOSSIS 22-Dec-1952 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1351
22. Jean Rene BERNAUDEAU 08-Jul-1956 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1344
23. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953 Bianchi
ITA
1343
24. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1316
25. Guido VAN CALSTER 06-Feb-1956 Splendor
BEL
1305
26. Theo DE ROOIJ 25-Apr-1957 Capri Sonne
NED
1303
27. Juan FERNANDEZ MARTIN 05-Jan-1957 Kelme
ESP
1293
28. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Creda
BEL
1286
29. Regis CLERE 15-Aug-1956 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
1275
30. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
1255
31. Peter WINNEN 05-Sep-1957 Capri Sonne
NED
1247
32. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959 Daf Trucks
NED
1235
33. Rudy PEVENAGE 15-Jun-1954 Capri Sonne
BEL
1221
34. Eddy SCHEPERS 12-Dec-1955 Daf Trucks
BEL
1221
35. Jesus SUAREZ CUEVA 10-Mar-1955 Kelme
ESP
1168
36. Alberto FERNANDEZ BLANCO 15-Jan-1955 Teka
ESP
1151
37. Beat BREU 23-Oct-1957 Cilo
SUI
1147
38. Michel LAURENT 10-Aug-1953 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
FRA
1127
39. Serge DEMIERRE 16-Jan-1956 Cilo
SUI
1089
40. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
IRL
1077
41. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957 Splendor
BEL
1071
42. Vicente BELDA 12-Sep-1954 Kelme
ESP
1063
43. Jean Luc VANDENBROUCKE 31-May-1955 La Redoute - Motobécane
BEL
1058
44. Robert ALBAN 09-Feb-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
1038
45. Sven Ake NILSSON 13-Sep-1951 Splendor
SWE
1028
46. Pedro MUNOZ 06-Nov-1958 Zor
ESP
1024
47. Faustino RUPEREZ 29-Jul-1956 Zor
ESP
988
48. Jose Luis LAGUIA 30-Sep-1959 Reynolds - Galli
ESP
980
49. Daniel GISIGER 09-Oct-1954 Cilo
SUI
956
50. Johan DE MUYNCK 30-May-1948 Splendor
BEL
946
51. Gery VERLINDEN 01-May-1954 Boule d'Or - Sunair
BEL
916
52. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946 Boston - Mavic
BEL
903
53. Klaus Peter THALER 14-May-1949 Puch
GER
886
54. Jos JACOBS 28-Jan-1953 Capri Sonne
BEL
881
55. Marcel TINAZZI 23-Nov-1953 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
FRA
856
56. Alfio VANDI 07-Dec-1955 Selle San Marco
ITA
829
57. Ferdi VAN DEN HAUTE 25-Jun-1952 La Redoute - Motobécane
BEL
816
58. Claudio BORTOLOTTO 19-Mar-1952 Santini
ITA
775
59. Eulalio GARCIA 11-May-1951 Teka
ESP
766
60. Godi SCHMUTZ 26-Oct-1954 Cilo
SUI
755
61. Raymond MARTIN 22-May-1949 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
740
62. Ad WIJNANDS 10-Mar-1959 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
734
63. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953 TI-Raleigh - Creda
NED
722
64. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954 Kotter
GER
721
65. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947 Zor
ESP
719
66. Ismael LEJARRETA 11-Jun-1953 Teka
ESP
710
67. Giovanni MANTOVANI 05-Feb-1955 Hoonved - Bottecchia - Herdal
ITA
707
68. Knut KNUDSEN 12-Oct-1950 Bianchi
NOR
702
69. Angel ARROYO 02-Aug-1956 Zor
ESP
694
70. Bernard VALLET 18-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
694
71. Claudio TORELLI 23-Jan-1954 Famcucine
ITA
680
72. Dominique ARNAUD 19-Sep-1955 Puch
FRA
676
73. Erwin LIENHARD 16-Jan-1957 Cilo
SUI
672
74. Eddy PLANCKAERT 22-Sep-1958 Splendor
BEL
662
75. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960 Sammontana
ITA
660
76. Frits PIRARD 08-Dec-1954 Boule d'Or - Sunair
NED
654
77. Maurice LE GUILLOUX 14-May-1950 Renault
FRA
649
78. Graham JONES 28-Oct-1957 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin
GBR
642
79. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
POR
640
80. Mario BECCIA 16-Aug-1955 Santini
ITA
635
81. Serge BEUCHERIE 17-Jan-1955 Sem - France-Loire - Campagnolo
FRA
627
82. Mariano MARTINEZ 20-Sep-1948 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
625
83. Pierre BAZZO 17-Jan-1954 La Redoute - Motobécane
FRA
625
84. Antonio COLL 06-Apr-1959 Colchon CR - Velasquez Seguros -…
ESP
623
85. Jostein WILMANN 15-Jul-1953 Capri Sonne
NOR
621
86. Jan BOGAERT 03-Dec-1957 Vermeer - Thijs
BEL
619
87. Christian SEZNEC 19-Nov-1952 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
614
88. Frank HOSTE 29-Aug-1955 TI-Raleigh - Creda
BEL
606
89. Bernardo ALFONSEL 24-Feb-1954 Teka
ESP
601
90. Alfredo CHINETTI 11-Jul-1949 Inoxpran
ITA
601
91. Ronny CLAES 10-Oct-1957 Capri Sonne
BEL
595
92. William TACKAERT 09-Aug-1956 Daf Trucks
BEL
588
93. Roberto VISENTINI 02-Jun-1957 Sammontana
ITA
558
94. Ludo DELCROIX 28-Oct-1950 Capri Sonne
BEL
556
95. Gregor BRAUN 31-Dec-1955 Famcucine
GER
548
96. Rene MARTENS 27-May-1955 Daf Trucks
BEL
548
97. Jean Louis GAUTHIER 22-Dec-1955 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel
FRA
524
98. Jorgen MARCUSSEN 15-May-1950 Inoxpran
DEN
516
99. Jean CHASSANG 08-Feb-1951 Puch
FRA
515
100. Jean Marie GREZET 16-Jan-1959 Cilo
SUI
515
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