Ranking 1869-2016

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. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
30461
12. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE 25-Apr-1980
ESP
30402
13. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30196
14. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29513
15. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
29154
16. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
26032
17. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
18. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
25022
19. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24941
20. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24931
21. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
22. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
23. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23542
24. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
25. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
22851
26. Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO 06-Dec-1982
ESP
22715
27. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22670
28. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22576
29. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22283
30. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21738
31. Joaquin RODRIGUEZ OLIVER 12-May-1979
ESP
21694
32. Cadel EVANS 14-Feb-1977
AUS
21680
33. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21349
34. Fabian CANCELLARA 18-Mar-1981
SUI
21240
35. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
36. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
37. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
21064
38. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
20491
39. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20436
40. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
41. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
42. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20142
43. Philippe GILBERT 05-Jul-1982
BEL
20013
44. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
19888
45. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19829
46. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19650
47. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
48. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
19478
49. Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ 05-Feb-1978
ESP
19329
50. Tom BOONEN 15-Oct-1980
BEL
19228
51. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19216
52. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
18997
53. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
54. Alexandre VINOKOUROV 16-Sep-1973
KAZ
18703
55. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18657
56. Oscar FREIRE GOMEZ 15-Feb-1976
ESP
18518
57. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18472
58. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
18464
59. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18431
60. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18314
61. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
62. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17987
63. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17955
64. Vincenzo NIBALI 14-Nov-1984
ITA
17865
65. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17820
66. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
17806
67. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
17780
68. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17689
69. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17640
70. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
71. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17227
72. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16998
73. Damiano CUNEGO 19-Sep-1981
ITA
16972
74. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16961
75. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16929
76. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16864
77. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
78. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16652
79. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
80. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
81. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16409
82. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16375
83. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16357
84. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
85. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16100
86. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16015
87. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
88. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15936
89. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15804
90. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
91. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15778
92. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
93. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
94. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15495
95. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15480
96. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
15463
97. Giovanni BRUNERO 04-Oct-1895
ITA
14938
98. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
14868
99. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
14837
100. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
14829
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2016. 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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