Ranking 1869-2004

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. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30196
12. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29513
13. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
29154
14. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
15. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
25022
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
23542
21. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
22. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22851
23. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22670
24. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22576
25. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22283
26. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21738
27. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21349
28. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
29. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
30. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
21064
31. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
32. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
33. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
20339
34. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
35. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
36. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
19923
37. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19829
38. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19650
39. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
40. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19478
41. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19216
42. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
18997
43. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
44. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
45. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18472
46. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18431
47. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18283
48. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
49. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17987
50. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
51. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
52. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
53. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
54. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17640
55. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
17590
56. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
57. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
58. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16998
59. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
60. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
61. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
62. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16652
63. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
64. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
65. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16409
66. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16383
67. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16375
68. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16357
69. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
70. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16100
71. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16015
72. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
73. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
15953
74. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
75. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15804
76. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
77. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15778
78. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
79. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
80. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
81. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15480
82. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15463
83. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14938
84. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14868
85. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14837
86. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14829
87. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14793
88. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
14761
89. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14759
90. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
14639
91. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14523
92. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14519
93. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14489
94. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14200
95. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
14095
96. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
97. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13957
98. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13847
99. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
13821
100. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
13656
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2004. 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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