Ranking 1869-2016

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. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE 25-Apr-1980
ESP
30553
12. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
30531
13. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
30208
14. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
30148
15. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
29480
16. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26118
17. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
26071
18. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25938
19. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25628
20. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
25625
21. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
25252
22. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
24285
23. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
23810
24. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23697
25. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
23557
26. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
23369
27. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
23107
28. Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO 06-Dec-1982
ESP
22857
29. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22804
30. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
22613
31. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22590
32. Cadel EVANS 14-Feb-1977
AUS
21810
33. Joaquin RODRIGUEZ OLIVER 12-May-1979
ESP
21796
34. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21770
35. Fabian CANCELLARA 18-Mar-1981
SUI
21362
36. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21351
37. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
21123
38. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
21097
39. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
20512
40. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
20411
41. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
20286
42. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
20277
43. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
20237
44. Philippe GILBERT 05-Jul-1982
BEL
20136
45. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
19929
46. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19842
47. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
19763
48. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
19673
49. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
19513
50. Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ 05-Feb-1978
ESP
19440
51. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19424
52. Tom BOONEN 15-Oct-1980
BEL
19315
53. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
19295
54. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18970
55. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
18909
56. Alexandre VINOKOUROV 16-Sep-1973
KAZ
18746
57. Oscar FREIRE GOMEZ 15-Feb-1976
ESP
18584
58. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18534
59. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
18493
60. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18345
61. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18317
62. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
18131
63. Vincenzo NIBALI 14-Nov-1984
ITA
17963
64. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17830
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. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
17711
69. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17711
70. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
17304
71. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
17271
72. Damiano CUNEGO 19-Sep-1981
ITA
17065
73. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
17000
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
16874
77. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16736
78. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
16726
79. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16715
80. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
16714
81. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
16468
82. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
16442
83. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
16411
84. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16373
85. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
16273
86. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
16158
87. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
16107
88. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
16074
89. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
16031
90. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15961
91. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
15924
92. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15821
93. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15789
94. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15767
95. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15759
96. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
15606
97. Bernard THEVENET 10-Jan-1948
FRA
15579
98. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15561
99. Rudi ALTIG 18-Mar-1937
GER
15356
100. Vittorio ADORNI 14-Nov-1937
ITA
15113
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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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