Ranking 1869-2003

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
37879
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
37362
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
36070
6. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
34152
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
31955
11. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30177
12. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29479
13. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
28769
14. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
15. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
24982
16. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24941
17. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24931
18. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
19. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
20. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23538
21. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
22. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22743
23. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22670
24. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22253
25. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21738
26. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
21411
27. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
28. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
29. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21037
30. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
20504
31. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
32. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
33. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
34. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
35. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19632
36. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19618
37. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
38. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19451
39. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19216
40. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
18997
41. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
42. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18759
43. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
44. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18465
45. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
46. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18103
47. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17957
48. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
49. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
50. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
51. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
52. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
17775
53. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17760
54. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
17652
55. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
56. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
57. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
58. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
59. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
60. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16717
61. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
62. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
63. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16409
64. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16404
65. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16374
66. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
67. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16088
68. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16013
69. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
15961
70. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
71. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
72. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
15895
73. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
74. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15783
75. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
76. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15752
77. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
78. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
79. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15459
80. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
15458
81. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15440
82. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15007
83. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14862
84. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14824
85. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14811
86. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
14761
87. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14759
88. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14592
89. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14507
90. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14501
91. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
14437
92. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14179
93. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
14135
94. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
14125
95. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
14069
96. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
97. Eugène CHRISTOPHE 22-Jan-1885
FRA
14012
98. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13978
99. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
13873
100. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2003. 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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