Rider Team Country Score
1.
O.N.C.E.
O.N.C.E.
FRA
3861
2.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
2686
3.
Mercatone Uno - Wega
Mercatone Uno - Wega
SUI
2119
4.
O.N.C.E.
O.N.C.E.
SUI
2091
5.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
FRA
2080
6.
MG Boys Maglificio - Technogym
MG Boys Maglificio - Technogym
ITA
2042
7.
Kelme - Costa Blanca
Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
2023
8.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
SUI
2018
9.
Saeco - Estro
Saeco - Estro
ITA
1974
10.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
RUS
1866
11.
Banesto
Banesto
ESP
1750
12.
La Francaise des Jeux
La Francaise des Jeux
ITA
1564
13.
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
UKR
1506
14.
Rabobank
Rabobank
DEN
1493
15.
Mercatone Uno - Wega
Mercatone Uno - Wega
ITA
1463
16.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1454
17.
US Postal Service
US Postal Service
RUS
1439
18.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1437
19.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
FRA
1413
20.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
DEN
1411
21.
Saeco - Estro
Saeco - Estro
ITA
1248
22.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
BEL
1244
23.
Banesto
Banesto
ESP
1146
24.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
ITA
1144
25.
GAN
GAN
GBR
1139
26.
Asics - CGA
Asics - CGA
ITA
1071
27.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
SUI
1045
28.
Saeco - Estro
Saeco - Estro
ITA
1045
29.
Rabobank
Rabobank
NED
997
30.
Asics - CGA
Asics - CGA
ITA
996
31.
GAN
GAN
AUS
975
32.
La Francaise des Jeux
La Francaise des Jeux
SUI
948
33.
La Francaise des Jeux
La Francaise des Jeux
GBR
939
34.
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
ITA
935
35.
Aki - Safi
Aki - Safi
UKR
933
36.
TVM - Farm Frites
TVM - Farm Frites
DEN
925
37.
O.N.C.E.
O.N.C.E.
ESP
916
38.
Kelme - Costa Blanca
Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
894
39.
Rabobank
Rabobank
NED
893
40.
Rabobank
Rabobank
NED
887
41.
GAN
GAN
FRA
882
42.
Scrigno - Gaerne
Scrigno - Gaerne
ITA
881
43.
GAN
GAN
FRA
872
44.
Saeco - Estro
Saeco - Estro
ITA
864
45.
TVM - Farm Frites
TVM - Farm Frites
FRA
855
46.
TVM - Farm Frites
TVM - Farm Frites
BEL
847
47.
Asics - CGA
Asics - CGA
ITA
840
48.
Team Polti
Team Polti
ITA
829
49.
La Francaise des Jeux
La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
802
50.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
CZE
797
51.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
FRA
782
52.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
ESP
781
53.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
ITA
779
54.
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
ITA
770
55.
Estepona en Marcha - Cafés Toscaf
Estepona en Marcha - Cafés Toscaf
ESP
745
56.
Team Polti
Team Polti
FRA
742
57.
Rabobank
Rabobank
NED
719
58.
Mercatone Uno - Wega
Mercatone Uno - Wega
ITA
714
59.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
ITA
707
60.
US Postal Service
US Postal Service
FRA
707
61.
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
UKR
706
62.
Batik - Del Monte
Batik - Del Monte
RUS
706
63.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
FRA
672
64.
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
FRA
672
65.
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
FRA
669
66.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
666
67.
Brescialat - Oyster
Brescialat - Oyster
ITA
651
68.
Banesto
Banesto
ESP
649
69.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
ITA
649
70.
Cofidis
Cofidis
FRA
647
71.
La Francaise des Jeux
La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
646
72.
Team Polti
Team Polti
UKR
626
73.
TVM - Farm Frites
TVM - Farm Frites
DEN
625
74.
O.N.C.E.
O.N.C.E.
ESP
622
75.
US Postal Service
US Postal Service
DEN
618
76.
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
Roslotto - ZG Mobili
ITA
611
77.
GAN
GAN
FRA
588
78.
Kelme - Costa Blanca
Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
585
79.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
ITA
584
80.
GAN
GAN
FRA
581
81.
Team Polti
Team Polti
BEL
581
82.
Mercatone Uno - Wega
Mercatone Uno - Wega
ITA
574
83.
Festina - Lotus
Festina - Lotus
GER
571
84.
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
BEL
571
85.
Banesto
Banesto
ESP
570
86.
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
Casino - C'est votre Equipe
EST
559
87.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
BEL
558
88.
Banesto
Banesto
ESP
557
89.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
556
90.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
ITA
547
91.
Cofidis
Cofidis
SUI
538
92.
Mapei - GB
Mapei - GB
BEL
538
93.
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
Lotto - Mobistar - Isoglass
KAZ
538
94.
Team Deutsche Telekom
Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
536
95.
MG Boys Maglificio - Technogym
MG Boys Maglificio - Technogym
ITA
535
96.
Scrigno - Gaerne
Scrigno - Gaerne
ITA
534
97.
Kelme - Costa Blanca
Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
527
98.
TVM - Farm Frites
TVM - Farm Frites
NED
512
99.
GAN
GAN
AUS
510
100.
Kelme - Costa Blanca
Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
507
About this ranking

This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1997. 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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