Ranking 1869-1997

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
59280
2. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956
IRL
44595
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. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
14. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
25022
15. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24941
16. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24931
17. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
18. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
19. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23542
20. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
21. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22851
22. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22670
23. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22576
24. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22283
25. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21371
26. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
27. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
28. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
21064
29. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
30. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
31. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
32. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
20205
33. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
34. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19650
35. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
36. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19478
37. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19216
38. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
39. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
18794
40. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
41. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18431
42. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
43. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17987
44. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
45. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17814
46. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
47. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
48. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17640
49. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
50. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
51. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
52. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
53. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
54. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16652
55. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
56. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
57. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16375
58. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
59. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16265
60. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16015
61. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
62. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
63. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15804
64. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
65. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15778
66. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
67. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
15693
68. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
69. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
70. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15480
71. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15463
72. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
15126
73. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14938
74. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14868
75. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14837
76. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14829
77. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
14761
78. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14759
79. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14523
80. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14489
81. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14200
82. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
14095
83. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
84. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13957
85. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13847
86. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
87. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13656
88. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928
ESP
13642
89. Eugène CHRISTOPHE 22-Jan-1885
FRA
13546
90. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953
NED
13427
91. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934
GER
13394
92. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932
LUX
13372
93. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932
FRA
13327
94. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931
BEL
13161
95. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930
ITA
13109
96. Gaetano BELLONI 26-Aug-1892
ITA
13095
97. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
13075
98. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947
ESP
12783
99. Sylvère MAES 27-Aug-1909
BEL
12776
100. Frans BONDUEL 26-Sep-1907
BEL
12746
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 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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