Ranking 1869-2005

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
56553
2. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956
IRL
43460
3. Gino BARTALI 18-Jul-1914
ITA
40753
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
35235
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
34498
6. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942
ITA
33455
7. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
32691
8. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
32652
9. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
31749
10. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
31489
11. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31265
12. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
30122
13. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
29830
14. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26108
15. Miguel INDURÁIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25325
16. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25138
17. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24761
18. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
24234
19. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24009
20. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
23892
21. Tony ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23124
22. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22785
23. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
22755
24. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22634
25. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
22423
26. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22374
27. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
22149
28. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
21522
29. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21362
30. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
21206
31. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21065
32. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
20563
33. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
20557
34. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
20505
35. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
20466
36. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
19644
37. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19562
38. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
19518
39. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
19511
40. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
19277
41. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19225
42. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18986
43. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
18962
44. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
18915
45. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18647
46. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18393
47. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18227
48. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18226
49. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
18089
50. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17929
51. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17909
52. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17729
53. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
17584
54. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
17552
55. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17531
56. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
17242
57. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16837
58. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
16690
59. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16675
60. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
16659
61. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16642
62. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
16570
63. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16503
64. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16483
65. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16367
66. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
16352
67. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16319
68. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16287
69. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
16233
70. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
16149
71. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16069
72. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
16033
73. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16007
74. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
15959
75. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15959
76. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
15910
77. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15844
78. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15753
79. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
15545
80. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15528
81. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15436
82. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
15418
83. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15416
84. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15216
85. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
15172
86. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15069
87. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14959
88. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
14954
89. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14893
90. Frans BONDUEL 26-Sep-1907
BEL
14862
91. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
14722
92. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14703
93. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14676
94. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14652
95. Bernard THÉVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
14584
96. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14401
97. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14361
98. Ludo PEETERS 09-Aug-1953
BEL
14299
99. Francois FABER 26-Jan-1887
LUX
14036
100. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930
ITA
13823
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2005. 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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