Ranking 1869-2017

Name Birthday Country Score
1. Eddy MERCKX 17-Jun-1945
BEL
56429
2. Sean KELLY 24-May-1956
IRL
43048
3. Gino BARTALI 18-Jul-1914
ITA
40393
4. Joop ZOETEMELK 03-Dec-1946
NED
35205
5. Francesco MOSER 19-Jun-1951
ITA
34525
6. Felice GIMONDI 29-Sep-1942
ITA
33446
7. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936
FRA
32753
8. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE 25-Apr-1980
ESP
32712
9. Roger DE VLAEMINCK 24-Aug-1947
BEL
32649
10. Bernard HINAULT 14-Nov-1954
FRA
31695
11. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934
FRA
31317
12. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933
BEL
30596
13. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971
ITA
30498
14. Fausto COPPI 15-Sep-1919
ITA
30092
15. Laurent JALABERT 30-Nov-1968
FRA
29762
16. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925
FRA
26194
17. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970
GER
26092
18. Miguel INDURAIN 16-Jul-1964
ESP
25294
19. Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO 06-Dec-1982
ESP
25104
20. Costante GIRARDENGO 18-Mar-1893
ITA
25053
21. Franco BITOSSI 01-Sep-1940
ITA
24240
22. Herman VAN SPRINGEL 14-Aug-1943
BEL
24027
23. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920
ITA
23726
24. Hennie KUIPER 03-Feb-1949
NED
23608
25. Toni ROMINGER 27-Mar-1961
SUI
23091
26. Ferdi KÜBLER 24-Jul-1919
SUI
22809
27. Jan JANSSEN 19-May-1940
NED
22774
28. Lance ARMSTRONG 18-Sep-1971
USA
22656
29. Alfredo BINDA 11-Aug-1902
ITA
22559
30. Giuseppe SARONNI 22-Sep-1957
ITA
22310
31. Phil ANDERSON 20-Mar-1958
AUS
22079
32. Philippe GILBERT 05-Jul-1982
BEL
21985
33. Cadel EVANS 14-Feb-1977
AUS
21864
34. Joaquin RODRIGUEZ OLIVER 12-May-1979
ESP
21777
35. Fabian CANCELLARA 18-Mar-1981
SUI
21383
36. Claudio CHIAPPUCCI 28-Feb-1963
ITA
21262
37. Johan MUSEEUW 13-Oct-1965
BEL
21017
38. Pedro DELGADO 15-Apr-1960
ESP
20509
39. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920
BEL
20507
40. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925
BEL
20494
41. Marino LEJARRETA 14-May-1957
ESP
20486
42. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974
ITA
20035
43. Tom BOONEN 15-Oct-1980
BEL
19791
44. Vincenzo NIBALI 14-Nov-1984
ITA
19697
45. Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ 05-Feb-1978
ESP
19664
46. Freddy MAERTENS 13-Feb-1952
BEL
19632
47. Stephen ROCHE 28-Nov-1959
IRL
19529
48. Walter GODEFROOT 02-Jul-1943
BEL
19528
49. Alex ZÜLLE 05-Jul-1968
SUI
19519
50. Lucien VAN IMPE 20-Oct-1946
BEL
19286
51. Gianni BUGNO 14-Feb-1964
ITA
19056
52. Nicolas FRANTZ 04-Nov-1899
LUX
18932
53. Greg LEMOND 26-Jun-1961
USA
18876
54. Alexandre VINOKOUROV 16-Sep-1973
KAZ
18819
55. Claude CRIQUIELION 11-Jan-1957
BEL
18768
56. Oscar FREIRE GOMEZ 15-Feb-1976
ESP
18658
57. Gibi BARONCHELLI 06-Sep-1953
ITA
18585
58. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972
NED
18565
59. Laurent FIGNON 12-Aug-1960
FRA
18376
60. Rolf SÖRENSEN 20-Apr-1965
DEN
18196
61. Francesco CASAGRANDE 14-Sep-1970
ITA
18177
62. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929
FRA
18059
63. Antonin MAGNE 15-Feb-1904
FRA
17856
64. Jan ULLRICH 02-Dec-1973
GER
17854
65. Wladimiro PANIZZA 05-Jun-1945
ITA
17733
66. Frans VERBEECK 13-Jun-1941
BEL
17576
67. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919
BEL
17429
68. Adrie VAN DER POEL 17-Jun-1959
NED
17333
69. Damiano CUNEGO 19-Sep-1981
ITA
17186
70. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924
BEL
17173
71. Richard VIRENQUE 19-Nov-1969
FRA
16799
72. Miguel Maria LASA 01-Nov-1947
ESP
16684
73. Viatcheslav EKIMOV 04-Feb-1966
RUS
16649
74. Gerrie KNETEMANN 06-Mar-1951
NED
16640
75. Luis OCANA 09-Jun-1945
ESP
16573
76. Jan RAAS 08-Nov-1952
NED
16541
77. Peter SAGAN 26-Jan-1990
SVK
16516
78. Steven ROOKS 07-Aug-1960
NED
16486
79. Andre LEDUCQ 27-Feb-1904
FRA
16457
80. Johan VAN DER VELDE 12-Dec-1956
NED
16381
81. Michele BARTOLI 27-May-1970
ITA
16275
82. Domingo PERURENA 15-Dec-1943
ESP
16152
83. Greg VAN AVERMAET 17-May-1985
BEL
16098
84. Maurizio FONDRIEST 15-Jan-1965
ITA
15982
85. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928
ESP
15945
86. Andrei TCHMIL 22-Jan-1963
BEL
15921
87. Michele DANCELLI 08-May-1942
ITA
15876
88. Italo ZILIOLI 24-Sep-1941
ITA
15875
89. Robert MILLAR 13-Sep-1958
GBR
15873
90. Christopher FROOME 20-May-1985
GBR
15713
91. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925
SUI
15702
92. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932
ITA
15689
93. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923
NED
15622
94. Charly MOTTET 16-Dec-1962
FRA
15551
95. Gerben KARSTENS 14-Jan-1942
NED
15536
96. Joaquim AGOSTINHO 07-Apr-1943
POR
15415
97. Erik BREUKINK 01-Apr-1964
NED
15393
98. Gianni MOTTA 13-Mar-1943
ITA
15254
99. Eric VANDERAERDEN 11-Feb-1962
BEL
15220
100. Michel POLLENTIER 13-Feb-1951
BEL
15192
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This is the overall all time ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world from 1869 to 2017. 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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