Ranking 1869-2006

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. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
23513
22. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
23. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
23347
24. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22851
25. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22670
26. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22576
27. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22283
28. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21738
29. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21349
30. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
31. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
32. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
21064
33. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
34. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
35. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
36. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
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. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
19109
43. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
18997
44. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
45. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
46. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18472
47. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18431
48. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18314
49. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
50. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17987
51. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
52. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
53. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
54. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
55. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17689
56. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17640
57. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
17315
58. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
59. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
17229
60. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
61. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16998
62. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
63. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
64. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16864
65. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
66. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16652
67. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
68. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
69. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16409
70. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16375
71. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16357
72. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
73. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16100
74. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16015
75. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
76. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
77. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15804
78. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
79. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15778
80. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
81. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
82. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
83. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15480
84. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15463
85. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14938
86. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14868
87. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14837
88. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14829
89. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14793
90. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
14761
91. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14759
92. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14523
93. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14519
94. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14489
95. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
14200
96. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
14095
97. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
98. Gustave GARRIGOU 24-Sep-1884
FRA
13957
99. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13847
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 2006. 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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