Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970 Asics - CGA
ITA
2831
2. Marco PANTANI 13-Jan-1970 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
2672
3. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968 Once
FRA
2581
4. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970 Banesto
ESP
2330
5. Oskar CAMENZIND 12-Sep-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
SUI
2192
6. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968 Festina - Lotus
SUI
2185
7. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972 Rabobank
NED
2080
8. Frank VANDENBROUCKE 06-Nov-1974 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
1681
9. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970 Cofidis
ITA
1663
10. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1621
11. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
1557
12. Bo HAMBURGER 24-May-1970 Casino - Ag2r
DEN
1526
13. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1510
14. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971 Team Polti
ITA
1480
15. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969 Festina - Lotus
SUI
1418
16. Peter VAN PETEGEM 18-Jan-1970 TVM - Farm Frites
BEL
1386
17. Bobby JULICH 18-Nov-1971 Cofidis
USA
1378
18. Fernando ESCARTIN 24-Jan-1968 Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
1361
19. Leon VAN BON 28-Jan-1972 Rabobank
NED
1283
20. Emmanuel MAGNIEN 07-May-1971 La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
1282
21. Alberto ELLI 09-Mar-1964 Casino - Ag2r
ITA
1251
22. Andrea TAFI 07-May-1966 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
1236
23. Rolf JÄRMANN 31-Jan-1961 Casino - Ag2r
SUI
1192
24. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966 US Postal Service
RUS
1169
25. Jose Maria JIMENEZ SASTRE 06-Feb-1971 Banesto
ESP
1162
26. Roland MEIER 22-Nov-1967 Cofidis
SUI
1154
27. Beat ZBERG 10-May-1971 Rabobank
SUI
1136
28. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971 US Postal Service
USA
1131
29. Pavel TONKOV 09-Feb-1969 Mapei - Bricobi
RUS
1072
30. Leonardo PIEPOLI 29-Sep-1971 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
1068
31. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965 Rabobank
DEN
1057
32. Maarten DEN BAKKER 26-Jan-1969 Rabobank
NED
1051
33. Rodolfo MASSI 17-Sep-1965 Casino - Ag2r
ITA
1039
34. Wladimir BELLI 25-Jul-1970 Festina - Lotus
ITA
1033
35. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969 Festina - Lotus
FRA
1030
36. Franco BALLERINI 11-Dec-1964 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
1028
37. Markus ZBERG 27-Jun-1974 Post Swiss Team
SUI
1005
38. Roberto HERAS HERNANDEZ 01-Feb-1974 Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
972
39. Marco VELO 09-Mar-1974 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
952
40. Stefano GARZELLI 16-Jul-1973 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
934
41. Marco SERPELLINI 14-Aug-1972 Brescialat - Liquigas
ITA
917
42. Sergei GONTCHAR 03-Jul-1970 Cantina Tollo - Alexia Alluminio
UKR
915
43. Stefano ZANINI 23-Jan-1969 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
909
44. Luc LEBLANC 04-Aug-1966 Team Polti
FRA
898
45. Christophe RINERO 29-Dec-1973 Cofidis
FRA
889
46. Jean Cyril ROBIN 27-Aug-1969 US Postal Service
FRA
886
47. Dariusz BARANOWSKI 22-Jun-1972 US Postal Service
POL
881
48. Paolo SAVOLDELLI 07-May-1973 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
878
49. Daniel CLAVERO 09-Aug-1968 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
ESP
876
50. Stephane HEULOT 20-Sep-1971 La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
859
51. Daniele NARDELLO 02-Aug-1972 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
856
52. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
836
53. Stuart O'GRADY 06-Aug-1973 Crédit Agricole
AUS
832
54. Andrei TETERIUK 20-Sep-1967 Lotto - Mobistar
KAZ
823
55. Fabrizio GUIDI 13-Apr-1972 Team Polti
ITA
818
56. Mirko CELESTINO 19-Mar-1974 Team Polti
ITA
811
57. Jacky DURAND 10-Feb-1967 Casino - Ag2r
FRA
809
58. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974 Asics - CGA
ITA
794
59. Andrei ZINTCHENKO 05-Jan-1972 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
RUS
790
60. Giuseppe GUERINI 14-Feb-1970 Team Polti
ITA
790
61. Fabio BALDATO 13-Jun-1968 Riso Scotti - MG Boys Maglificio -…
ITA
769
62. Axel MERCKX 08-Aug-1972 Team Polti
BEL
767
63. Ludo DIERCKXSSENS 14-Oct-1964 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
754
64. Pascal HERVÉ 13-Jul-1964 Festina - Lotus
FRA
749
65. Massimo PODENZANA 29-Jul-1961 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
744
66. Tom STEELS 02-Sep-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
743
67. Udo BÖLTS 10-Aug-1966 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
726
68. Christophe MOREAU 12-Apr-1971 Festina - Lotus
FRA
722
69. Niki AEBERSOLD 05-Jul-1972 Post Swiss Team
SUI
717
70. Jaan KIRSIPUU 17-Jul-1969 Casino - Ag2r
EST
713
71. Frédéric MONCASSIN 26-Sep-1968 Crédit Agricole
FRA
695
72. Jeroen BLIJLEVENS 29-Dec-1971 TVM - Farm Frites
NED
688
73. Manuel BELTRAN MARTINEZ 28-May-1971 Banesto
ESP
677
74. Robbie MCEWEN 24-Jun-1972 Rabobank
AUS
676
75. Andrea NOË 15-Jan-1969 Asics - CGA
ITA
660
76. Mario CIPOLLINI 22-Mar-1967 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
650
77. Iñigo CUESTA 03-Jun-1969 Once
ESP
646
78. Felice PUTTINI 18-Sep-1967 Ros Mary - Amica Chips
SUI
637
79. Bjarne RIIS 03-Apr-1964 Team Deutsche Telekom
DEN
634
80. Servais KNAVEN 06-Mar-1971 TVM - Farm Frites
NED
629
81. Giuseppe DI GRANDE 07-Sep-1973 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
615
82. Georg TOTSCHNIG 25-May-1971 Team Deutsche Telekom
AUT
602
83. Nico MATTAN 17-Jul-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
595
84. José Luis RUBIERA 27-Jan-1973 Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
595
85. Marcos Antonio SERRANO 08-Sep-1972 Kelme - Costa Blanca
ESP
592
86. Gianni FARESIN 16-Jul-1965 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
592
87. Angel Luis CASERO MORENO 27-Sep-1972 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
ESP
584
88. Mikel ZARRABEITIA 14-May-1970 Once
ESP
583
89. Melchor MAURI PRAT 08-Apr-1966 Once
ESP
567
90. Martin HVASTIJA 30-Nov-1969 Cantina Tollo - Alexia Alluminio
SLO
567
91. Dario FRIGO 18-Sep-1973 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
567
92. Kurt VAN DE WOUWER 24-Sep-1971 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
560
93. Hernan BUENAHORA 18-Mar-1967 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
COL
549
94. Wilfried PEETERS 10-Jul-1964 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
547
95. Jens HEPPNER 23-Dec-1964 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
546
96. George HINCAPIE 29-Jun-1973 US Postal Service
USA
540
97. Patrick JONKER 25-May-1969 Rabobank
AUS
535
98. Sergei IVANOV 05-Mar-1975 TVM - Farm Frites
RUS
530
99. François SIMON 28-Oct-1968 Crédit Agricole
FRA
525
100. Alvaro GONZALEZ DE GALDEANO 03-Jan-1970 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
522
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