Ranking 1869-1991

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
59280
2. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956
IRL
42979
3. Gino BARTALI 18-Jul-1914
ITA
39555
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
37362
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
36070
6. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
34164
7. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
34056
8. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
33322
9. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942
ITA
33320
10. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31991
11. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29513
12. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
29154
13. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
25022
14. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24941
15. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24931
16. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
17. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23542
18. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
19. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22851
20. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22576
21. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22283
22. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
21082
23. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
21064
24. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21038
25. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
26. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
27. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
28. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19650
29. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19478
30. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19216
31. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
32. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18431
33. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
18353
34. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
35. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18125
36. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17987
37. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
38. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
39. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
40. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17640
41. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
42. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
17245
43. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
44. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
17059
45. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
46. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
47. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16652
48. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
49. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16375
50. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
51. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16015
52. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
53. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15804
54. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15778
55. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
15703
56. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
57. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
58. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15480
59. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15463
60. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14938
61. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14868
62. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14837
63. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14829
64. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
14761
65. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14523
66. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14489
67. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
14483
68. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
14288
69. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14200
70. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
14100
71. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
14095
72. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
73. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13957
74. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13847
75. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
76. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13656
77. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928
ESP
13642
78. Eugène CHRISTOPHE 22-Jan-1885
FRA
13546
79. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934
GER
13394
80. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932
LUX
13372
81. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953
NED
13371
82. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932
FRA
13327
83. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
13318
84. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931
BEL
13161
85. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930
ITA
13109
86. Gaetano BELLONI 26-Aug-1892
ITA
13095
87. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947
ESP
12783
88. Sylvère MAES 27-Aug-1909
BEL
12776
89. Frans BONDUEL 26-Sep-1907
BEL
12746
90. Julian BERRENDERO MARTIN 08-Apr-1912
ESP
12474
91. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
12326
92. Henri PELISSIER 22-Jan-1889
FRA
12306
93. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925
ITA
12215
94. Jean ALAVOINE 01-Apr-1888
FRA
12101
95. Rolf WOLFSHOHL 27-Dec-1938
GER
12049
96. Jean ROBIC 10-Jun-1921
FRA
11816
97. Roger SWERTS 28-Dec-1942
BEL
11809
98. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930
BEL
11762
99. Jos HUYSMANS 18-Dec-1941
BEL
11739
100. Marino BASSO 01-Jun-1945
ITA
11716
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 1991. 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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