Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970 Asics - C.G.A.
ITA
2811
2. Marco PANTANI 13-Jan-1970 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
2654
3. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968 Once
FRA
2564
4. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970 Banesto
ESP
2314
5. Oskar CAMENZIND 12-Sep-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
SUI
2178
6. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968 Festina - Lotus
SUI
2170
7. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972 Rabobank
NED
2066
8. Frank VANDENBROUCKE 06-Nov-1974 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
1670
9. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970 Cofidis
ITA
1652
10. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1610
11. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
1547
12. Bo HAMBURGER 24-May-1970 Casino - Ag2r
DEN
1515
13. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
1500
14. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971 Team Polti
ITA
1470
15. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969 Festina - Lotus
SUI
1408
16. Peter VAN PETEGEM 18-Jan-1970 TVM - Farm Frites
BEL
1377
17. Bobby JULICH 18-Nov-1971 Cofidis
USA
1368
18. Fernando ESCARTIN 24-Jan-1968 Kelme _Costa Blanca
ESP
1352
19. Leon VAN BON 28-Jan-1972 Rabobank
NED
1274
20. Emmanuel MAGNIEN 07-May-1971 La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
1273
21. Alberto ELLI 09-Mar-1964 Casino - Ag2r
ITA
1242
22. Andrea TAFI 07-May-1966 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
1228
23. Rolf JÄRMANN 31-Jan-1961 Casino - Ag2r
SUI
1184
24. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966 US Postal Service
RUS
1161
25. Jose Maria JIMENEZ SASTRE 06-Feb-1971 Banesto
ESP
1154
26. Roland MEIER 22-Nov-1967 Cofidis
SUI
1146
27. Beat ZBERG 10-May-1971 Rabobank
SUI
1128
28. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971 US Postal Service
USA
1123
29. Pavel TONKOV 09-Feb-1969 Mapei - Bricobi
RUS
1065
30. Leonardo PIEPOLI 29-Sep-1971 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
1061
31. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965 Rabobank
DEN
1049
32. Maarten DEN BAKKER 26-Jan-1969 Rabobank
NED
1044
33. Rodolfo MASSI 17-Sep-1965 Casino - Ag2r
ITA
1032
34. Wladimir BELLI 25-Jul-1970 Festina - Lotus
ITA
1026
35. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969 Festina - Lotus
FRA
1023
36. Franco BALLERINI 11-Dec-1964 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
1021
37. Markus ZBERG 27-Jun-1974 Post Swiss Team
SUI
998
38. Roberto HERAS HERNANDEZ 01-Feb-1974 Kelme _Costa Blanca
ESP
965
39. Marco VELO 09-Mar-1974 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
946
40. Stefano GARZELLI 16-Jul-1973 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
928
41. Marco SERPELLINI 14-Aug-1972 Brescialat - Liquigas
ITA
911
42. Sergei GONTCHAR 03-Jul-1970 Cantina Tollo - Alexia Alluminio
UKR
909
43. Stefano ZANINI 23-Jan-1969 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
902
44. Luc LEBLANC 04-Aug-1966 Team Polti
FRA
892
45. Christophe RINERO 29-Dec-1973 Cofidis
FRA
883
46. Jean Cyril ROBIN 27-Aug-1969 US Postal Service
FRA
880
47. Dariusz BARANOWSKI 22-Jun-1972 US Postal Service
POL
875
48. Paolo SAVOLDELLI 07-May-1973 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
872
49. Daniel CLAVERO 09-Aug-1968 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
ESP
870
50. Stephane HEULOT 20-Sep-1971 La Francaise des Jeux
FRA
853
51. Daniele NARDELLO 02-Aug-1972 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
850
52. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
830
53. Stuart O'GRADY 06-Aug-1973 Crédit Agricole
AUS
826
54. Andrei TETERIUK 20-Sep-1967 Lotto - Mobistar
KAZ
817
55. Fabrizio GUIDI 13-Apr-1972 Team Polti
ITA
812
56. Mirko CELESTINO 19-Mar-1974 Team Polti
ITA
806
57. Jacky DURAND 10-Feb-1967 Casino - Ag2r
FRA
804
58. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974 Asics - C.G.A.
ITA
788
59. Andrei ZINTCHENKO 05-Jan-1972 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
RUS
785
60. Giuseppe GUERINI 14-Feb-1970 Team Polti
ITA
785
61. Fabio BALDATO 13-Jun-1968 Riso Scotti - MG Boys Maglificio -…
ITA
764
62. Axel MERCKX 08-Aug-1972 Team Polti
BEL
762
63. Ludo DIERCKXSSENS 14-Oct-1964 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
749
64. Pascal HERVÉ 13-Jul-1964 Festina - Lotus
FRA
744
65. Massimo PODENZANA 29-Jul-1961 Mercatone Uno - Bianchi
ITA
739
66. Tom STEELS 02-Sep-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
738
67. Udo BÖLTS 10-Aug-1966 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
721
68. Christophe MOREAU 12-Apr-1971 Festina - Lotus
FRA
717
69. Niki AEBERSOLD 05-Jul-1972 Post Swiss Team
SUI
713
70. Jaan KIRSIPUU 17-Jul-1969 Casino - Ag2r
EST
708
71. Frédéric MONCASSIN 26-Sep-1968 Crédit Agricole
FRA
691
72. Jeroen BLIJLEVENS 29-Dec-1971 TVM - Farm Frites
NED
683
73. Manuel BELTRAN MARTINEZ 28-May-1971 Banesto
ESP
673
74. Robbie MCEWEN 24-Jun-1972 Rabobank
AUS
672
75. Andrea NOË 15-Jan-1969 Asics - C.G.A.
ITA
656
76. Mario CIPOLLINI 22-Mar-1967 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
645
77. Iñigo CUESTA 03-Jun-1969 Once
ESP
641
78. Felice PUTTINI 18-Sep-1967 Ros Mary - Amica Chips
SUI
633
79. Bjarne RIIS 03-Apr-1964 Team Deutsche Telekom
DEN
630
80. Servais KNAVEN 06-Mar-1971 TVM - Farm Frites
NED
624
81. Giuseppe DI GRANDE 07-Sep-1973 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
611
82. Georg TOTSCHNIG 25-May-1971 Team Deutsche Telekom
AUT
598
83. Nico MATTAN 17-Jul-1971 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
591
84. José Luis RUBIERA 27-Jan-1973 Kelme _Costa Blanca
ESP
591
85. Marcos Antonio SERRANO 08-Sep-1972 Kelme _Costa Blanca
ESP
588
86. Gianni FARESIN 16-Jul-1965 Mapei - Bricobi
ITA
588
87. Angel Luis CASERO MORENO 27-Sep-1972 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
ESP
580
88. Mikel ZARRABEITIA 14-May-1970 Once
ESP
579
89. Melchor MAURI PRAT 08-Apr-1966 Once
ESP
564
90. Martin HVASTIJA 30-Nov-1969 Cantina Tollo - Alexia Alluminio
SLO
564
91. Dario FRIGO 18-Sep-1973 Saeco Macchine per Caffé
ITA
564
92. Kurt VAN DE WOUWER 24-Sep-1971 Lotto - Mobistar
BEL
556
93. Hernan BUENAHORA 18-Mar-1967 Vitalicio Seguros - Grupo Generali
COL
546
94. Wilfried PEETERS 10-Jul-1964 Mapei - Bricobi
BEL
544
95. Jens HEPPNER 23-Dec-1964 Team Deutsche Telekom
GER
543
96. George HINCAPIE 29-Jun-1973 US Postal Service
USA
536
97. Patrick JONKER 25-May-1969 Rabobank
AUS
531
98. Sergei IVANOV 05-Mar-1975 TVM - Farm Frites
RUS
527
99. François SIMON 28-Oct-1968 Crédit Agricole
FRA
522
100. Alvaro GONZALEZ DE GALDEANO 03-Jan-1970 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
518
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