Ranking 1869-1981

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
59280
2. Gino BARTALI 18-Jul-1914
ITA
40178
3. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
34166
4. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942
ITA
33358
5. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
32912
6. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31964
7. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
29576
8. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29468
9. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
29133
10. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
26035
11. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24991
12. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24931
13. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
24904
14. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23542
15. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22844
16. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22605
17. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
22401
18. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22144
19. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
20. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
20277
21. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20099
22. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19537
23. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19381
24. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18449
25. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
26. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17936
27. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
17858
28. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
29. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
30. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17684
31. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
32. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
17146
33. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16677
34. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16462
35. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
16400
36. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
37. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16218
38. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15717
39. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
15710
40. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15700
41. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15614
42. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
43. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15491
44. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15403
45. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15374
46. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15027
47. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14940
48. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14870
49. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14796
50. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14511
51. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14492
52. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
14186
53. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14094
54. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13954
55. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13866
56. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13648
57. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928
ESP
13603
58. Eugène CHRISTOPHE 22-Jan-1885
FRA
13537
59. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934
GER
13374
60. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932
LUX
13316
61. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932
FRA
13298
62. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930
ITA
13245
63. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931
BEL
13167
64. Gaetano BELLONI 26-Aug-1892
ITA
13126
65. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
13122
66. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
12904
67. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
12787
68. Sylvère MAES 27-Aug-1909
BEL
12787
69. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947
ESP
12783
70. Frans BONDUEL 26-Sep-1907
BEL
12763
71. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925
ITA
12726
72. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
12640
73. Julian BERRENDERO MARTIN 08-Apr-1912
ESP
12496
74. Henri PELISSIER 22-Jan-1889
FRA
12302
75. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
12128
76. Jean ALAVOINE 01-Apr-1888
FRA
12099
77. Rolf WOLFSHOHL 27-Dec-1938
GER
12051
78. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942
BEL
11809
79. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930
BEL
11752
80. Jos HUYSMANS 18-Dec-1941
BEL
11739
81. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945
ITA
11716
82. Jean ROBIC 10-Jun-1921
FRA
11703
83. Raymond DELISLE 11-Mar-1943
FRA
11691
84. Philippe THYS 08-Oct-1890
BEL
11649
85. Domenico PIEMONTESI 11-Jan-1903
ITA
11615
86. Lucien AIMAR 28-Apr-1941
FRA
11592
87. Adolfo LEONI 13-Jan-1917
ITA
11560
88. Vicente LOPEZ CARRIL 02-Dec-1942
ESP
11431
89. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925
ITA
11362
90. Gaston REBRY 29-Jan-1905
BEL
11336
91. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930
FRA
11163
92. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936
ESP
11092
93. Maurice DEWAELE 27-Dec-1896
BEL
11032
94. Marcel KINT 20-Sep-1914
BEL
11014
95. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937
GBR
10986
96. Bernardo RUIZ NAVARRETE 08-Jan-1925
ESP
10946
97. Tonnie HOUBRECHTS 06-Sep-1943
BEL
10875
98. Emile GEORGET 21-Sep-1881
FRA
10845
99. Joseph DEMUYSERE 26-Jul-1907
BEL
10650
100. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930
FRA
10638
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 1981. 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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