Ranking 1869-2008

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. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
27988
15. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26118
16. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
26071
17. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
18. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25628
19. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
25625
20. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
25252
21. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
22. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
23810
23. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
24. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23557
25. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
26. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
23107
27. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22804
28. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22590
29. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21770
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. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
19929
40. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19842
41. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19763
42. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
19673
43. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
44. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19424
45. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19295
46. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
47. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
18909
48. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18534
49. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
18493
50. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18345
51. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18317
52. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
53. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17830
54. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
55. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
56. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
57. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17711
58. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17711
59. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
60. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17271
61. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
17000
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
16874
65. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
66. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16726
67. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16715
68. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16714
69. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
70. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
71. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16411
72. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16373
73. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
74. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
16158
75. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16107
76. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
16074
77. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
16031
78. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
79. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
15924
80. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15821
81. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
82. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
83. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15759
84. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15606
85. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
86. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15561
87. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
15356
88. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15113
89. Pierino GAVAZZI 04-Dec-1950
ITA
15070
90. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
15015
91. Learco GUERRA 14-Oct-1902
ITA
14981
92. Moreno ARGENTIN 17-Dec-1960
ITA
14854
93. Laurent DUFAUX 20-May-1969
SUI
14799
94. Alexandre VINOKOUROV 16-Sep-1973
KAZ
14624
95. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934
BEL
14537
96. Abraham OLANO 22-Jan-1970
ESP
14532
97. Oscar FREIRE GOMEZ 15-Feb-1976
ESP
14479
98. Didi THURAU 09-Nov-1954
GER
14047
99. Mariano CANARDO LACASTA 05-Feb-1906
ESP
13898
100. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925
FRA
13868
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2008. 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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