Ranking 1869-2003

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
40226
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
34202
8. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
34056
9. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
33322
10. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31997
11. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30227
12. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
29610
13. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29498
14. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
15. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
25624
16. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
25252
17. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
24939
18. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
19. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
20. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23545
21. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
22. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22884
23. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22804
24. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22645
25. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
22430
26. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22172
27. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21768
28. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
29. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
30. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21063
31. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20512
32. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
33. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
34. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20237
35. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
19673
36. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19664
37. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19570
38. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
39. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19423
40. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19411
41. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19295
42. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
43. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
18909
44. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18538
45. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18482
46. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18154
47. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
48. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17963
49. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
17826
50. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
51. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
52. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
53. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17718
54. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
17718
55. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
56. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17271
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. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16719
61. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16712
62. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16705
63. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
64. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
65. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16434
66. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16410
67. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
68. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16121
69. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
16074
70. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
16031
71. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
16015
72. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
73. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
15941
74. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
75. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
76. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15736
77. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15726
78. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
79. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15515
80. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
15482
81. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15423
82. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15395
83. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
15344
84. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15103
85. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
15070
86. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15052
87. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14854
88. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14820
89. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14623
90. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14539
91. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14539
92. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14513
93. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
14182
94. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14114
95. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
96. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13977
97. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13888
98. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
99. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13675
100. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928
ESP
13622
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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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