Ranking 1869-2005

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
40638
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
34204
8. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
34056
9. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
33322
10. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31830
11. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30208
12. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
30148
13. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29480
14. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26118
15. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
16. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25628
17. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
25625
18. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
25252
19. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
20. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
23810
21. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
22. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23557
23. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
24. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
23107
25. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22804
26. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22590
27. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
22190
28. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21770
29. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
21465
30. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21351
31. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
21220
32. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
33. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
34. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20512
35. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
36. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
37. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
20277
38. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20237
39. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19842
40. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19763
41. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
19673
42. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
43. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19424
44. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19295
45. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
46. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
18909
47. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18534
48. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18345
49. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18317
50. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
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. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17711
55. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17711
56. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17457
57. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
58. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17271
59. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
17000
60. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
61. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
62. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
63. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16726
64. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16715
65. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16714
66. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16555
67. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
68. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
69. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16411
70. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16373
71. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
72. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
16158
73. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16107
74. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
16074
75. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
16031
76. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
77. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
15924
78. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
15923
79. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15821
80. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
81. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
82. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15759
83. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15606
84. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
85. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15561
86. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
15356
87. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15113
88. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
15070
89. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15015
90. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14981
91. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14854
92. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
14825
93. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14799
94. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14537
95. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14532
96. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
97. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13898
98. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
13868
99. Gaetano BELLONI 26-Aug-1892
ITA
13842
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 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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