Ranking 1869-1997

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
59705
2. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956
IRL
44595
3. Gino BARTALI 18-Jul-1914
ITA
40639
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
37362
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
36567
6. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942
ITA
34508
7. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
34207
8. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
34056
9. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
33322
10. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31831
11. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
30150
12. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29482
13. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26122
14. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
15. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25629
16. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
25625
17. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
25252
18. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
19. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
23812
20. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
21. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23557
22. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
23. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
23111
24. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22804
25. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22592
26. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21400
27. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
28. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
29. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20512
30. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
31. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
32. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
20278
33. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20237
34. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
20205
35. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19765
36. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
19673
37. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
38. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19295
39. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19219
40. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
41. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
18909
42. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18347
43. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
44. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17814
45. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
46. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
47. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17712
48. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17712
49. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
50. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17271
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. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16726
55. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16719
56. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16714
57. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
58. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
59. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
60. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16265
61. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
16160
62. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
16074
63. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
16031
64. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
65. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
15925
66. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15823
67. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
68. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
69. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15760
70. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
15693
71. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15606
72. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
73. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15562
74. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
15356
75. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
15182
76. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15113
77. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
15070
78. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15016
79. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14984
80. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14854
81. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14537
82. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
14213
83. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
84. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13901
85. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
13872
86. Gaetano BELLONI 26-Aug-1892
ITA
13844
87. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
88. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932
LUX
13700
89. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930
ITA
13557
90. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13547
91. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928
ESP
13447
92. Henk LUBBERDING 04-Aug-1953
NED
13427
93. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932
FRA
13391
94. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934
GER
13309
95. Eugène CHRISTOPHE 22-Jan-1885
FRA
13298
96. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931
BEL
13088
97. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
13075
98. Sylvère MAES 27-Aug-1909
BEL
12857
99. Francisco GALDOS 06-May-1947
ESP
12841
100. Frans BONDUEL 26-Sep-1907
BEL
12779
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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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