UCI World Ranking

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For the 2016 season the UCI revamped the points system used to rank men's road cycling riders. The following table summarises the new rankings, how points are scored towards them and how points are scaled.

World Ranking – Men

Current rankings

Number one ranked riders and nations

The following is a list of riders and nations that have achieved the number one position:

Number 1 ranked individuals
Rider Team Start week End week Weeks Total
 Jason Christie (NZL) Kenyan Riders Downunder January 10, 2016 January 17, 2016 2 2
 Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE January 24, 2016 March 6, 2016 7 7
 Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team March 13, 2016 March 13, 2016 1 1
 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team March 20, 2016 March 20, 2016 1 1
 Peter Sagan (SVK) Tinkoff (2016)
Bora–Hansgrohe (2017)
March 27, 2016 April 2, 2017 54 54
 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) (2) BMC Racing Team April 9, 2017 February 25, 2018 47 48
 Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky March 4, 2018 April 8, 2018 6 6
 Peter Sagan (SVK) (2) Bora–Hansgrohe April 15, 2018 May 20, 2018 6 60
 Chris Froome (GBR) (2) Team Sky May 27, 2018 current 1 7
Number 1 ranked nations
Nation Start week End week Weeks Total
 New Zealand January 10, 2016 January 17, 2016 2 2
 Australia January 24, 2016 February 28, 2016 6 6
 Italy March 6, 2016 March 6, 2016 1 1
 Australia (2) March 13, 2016 March 20, 2016 2 8
 Belgium March 27, 2016 April 24, 2016 5 5
 France May 1, 2016 February 19, 2017 43 43
 Belgium (2) February 26, 2017 March 5, 2017 2 7
 France (2) March 12, 2017 March 19, 2017 2 45
 Belgium (3) March 26, 2017 October 9, 2017 29 36
 Italy (2) October 16, 2017 October 16, 2017 1 2
 Belgium (4) October 23, 2017 January 21, 2018 14 50
 Italy (3) January 28, 2018 January 28, 2018 1 3
 Belgium (5) February 4, 2018 February 4, 2018 1 51
 Italy (4) February 11, 2018 February 11, 2018 1 4
 Belgium (6) February 18, 2018 February 18, 2018 1 52
 Italy (5) February 25, 2018 current 14 18
Key
Record

Last update: May 30, 2018

Year-end number one ranked riders and nations

The following is a list of riders and nations that achieved the number one position at the end of the year[1]:

Individuals
Year Rider Team Points
2016  Peter Sagan (SVK) Tinkoff 5539
2017  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team 4153
Nations
Year Nation Points
2016  France 13007
2017  Belgium 14605

World Ranking – Women

Current rankings

Number one ranked riders and nations

The following is a list of riders who and nations which have achieved the number one position:

Number 1 ranked individuals
Rank Rider Team Start week End week Weeks Total
1  Marianne Vos (NED) DSB Bank–Nederland bloeit
Nederland Bloeit
Nederland Bloeit
Rabobank Women Cycling Team
March 2, 2009 August 18, 2013 233 233
2  Emma Johansson (SWE) Orica–AIS August 25, 2013 August 8, 2014 49 49
 Marianne Vos (NED) (2) Rabo–Liv August 15, 2014 June 21, 2015 44 277
3  Lizzie Armitstead (GBR) Boels–Dolmans June 28, 2015 July 21, 2015 3 3
4  Anna van der Breggen (NED) Rabo–Liv July 26, 2015 April 10, 2016 37 37
 Emma Johansson (SWE) (2) Wiggle High5 April 17, 2016 June 26, 2016 10 59
5  Megan Guarnier (USA) Boels–Dolmans July 3, 2016 March 12, 2017 38 38
6  Elisa Longo Borghini (ITA) Wiggle High5 March 19, 2017 April 16, 2017 5 5
 Anna van der Breggen (NED) (2) Boels–Dolmans April 23, 2017 July 31, 2017 15 52
7  Annemiek Van Vleuten (NED) Orica–Scott
Mitchelton–Scott
August 7, 2017 February 25, 2018 30 30
 Anna van der Breggen (NED) (3) Boels–Dolmans March 4, 2018 current 9 61
Number 1 ranked teams
Rank Nation Start week End week Weeks Total
1 Team Columbia–High Road Women January 09, 2009 July 26, 2009 28 28
2 Cervélo TestTeam August 2, 2009 August 9, 2009 1 1
Team Columbia–High Road Women (2) August 15, 2009 August 31, 2009 2 30
Cervélo TestTeam (2) September 6, 2009 January 3, 2011 70 71
High Road Women (3) January 10, 2011 June 22, 2011 23 53
3 Nederland Bloeit (2011)
Rabobank Women Cycling Team (2012)
Rabobank–Liv Giant (2013)
June 29, 2011 September 15, 2013 116 116
4 Orica–AIS September 22, 2013 3 January, 2014 15 15
Rabo–Liv (2) January 10, 2014 January 10, 2016 104 220
5 Wiggle High5 January 17, 2016 March 6, 2016 7 7
Rabo–Liv (3) March 13, 2016 March 27, 2016 2 222
Wiggle High5 (2) April 3, 2016 May 15, 2016 6 13
6 Boels–Dolmans May 22, 2016 Current 102 102
Number 1 ranked nations
Rank Nation Start week End week Weeks Total
1  Germany January 9, 2009 July 26, 2009 28 28
2  Netherlands August 2, 2009 August 8, 2009 1 1
 Germany (2) August 15, 2009 August 31, 2009 2 30
 Netherlands (2) September 6, 2009 Current 452 453
Key
Record

Last update: April 30, 2018

Ranking system

Ranking Summary
Individual UCI World Ranking This ranking system is calculated on a 52 week rolling basis, rankings are updated each Monday. The ranking at the end of the calendar year will be utilised to award an annual winner. Unlike previous ranking systems the UCI World Classification will include all male riders from the World Tour down to U23 riders. Points will be awarded on all races from World Tour level down to 1.2 and 2.2 races.
UCI World Ranking by nations This is based on the Continental ranking, the best eight riders contribute towards their nations overall ranking.
UCI WorldTour Rankings This is the UCI WorldTour ranking of riders, teams and nations taking part in the events of the UCI WorldTour. Only riders being part of a UCI WorldTeam obtain points in UCI WorldTour races.
Continental Ranking There will be subsets of rankings which are made up from points scored in non-World Tour races (i.e, UCI Europe Tour, UCI Asia Tour etc) for individuals, teams and nations. This will therefore allow one rider to appear in more than one ranking, for example a rider who won Strade Bianchi and a stage in the Tour of California would be part of the Europe Tour and America Tour rankings.

Previous and current ranking systems

UCI World Ranking UCI World Tour UCI Oceania Tour UCI Europe Tour UCI Asia Tour UCI America Tour UCI Africa Tour UCI ProTour UCI Road World Cup UCI Road World Rankings Super Prestige Pernod International Challenge Desgrange-Colombo

Explanation of the new-for-2016 points system

UCI events

Points hierarchy for overall placings

UCI WorldTour UCI Continental Tours
Relative position Tour de France Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a España
Major World Tour Events

Santos Tour Down Under, Paris–Nice, Tirreno–Adriatico, Milano–Sanremo, Gent–Wevelgem in Flanders Fields, Tour des Flandres, Paris–Roubaix, Amstel Gold Race, Liège–Bastogne–Liège, Critérium du Dauphiné, Tour de Suisse, Tour de Romandie, Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, Il Lombardia

Minor World Tour Events

E3 Harelbeke, La Flèche Wallonne, Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian, Cyclassics Hamburg, Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco, Tour de Pologne, Eneco Tour, Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France

HC events 1.1 & 2.1 events 1.2 & 2.2 events
Regional Games
1.2U & 2.2U events Nations Cup events
1 1000 850 500 400 200 125 40 30 70
2 800 680 400 320 150 85 30 25 55
3 675 575 325 260 125 70 25 20 40
4 575 460 275 220 100 60 20 15 30
5 475 380 225 180 85 50 15 10 25
6 400 320 175 140 70 40 10 5 20
7 325 260 150 120 60 35 5 3 15
8 275 220 125 100 50 30 3 1 10
9 225 180 100 80 40 25 5
10 175 140 85 68 35 20 3
11 150 120 70 56 30 15
12 125 100 60 48 25 10
13 105 84 50 40 20 5
14 85 68 40 32 15
15 75 60 35 28 10
16 70 56 30 24 5 3
17 65 52
18 60 48
19 55 44
20 50 40
21 40 32 20 16
22
23
24
25
26 30 24
28
29
30
31–40 25 20 10 8
41–50 20 16
51–55 15 12 5 4
56–60 10 8 3 2

Prologue and stage placing points hierarchy

Stage placing Tour de France Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a España
Major World Tour Events
Santos Tour Down Under, Paris–Nice, Tirreno–Adriatico, Critérium du Dauphiné, Tour de Suisse, Tour de Romandie
Minor World Tour Events
Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco, Tour de Pologne, Eneco Tour, Volta Ciclista a Catalunya
HC events 2.1 events 2.2 events 2.2U events Nations Cup events
1 120 100 60 50 20 14 7 3 12
2 50 40 25 20 10 5 3 1 8
3 25 20 10 8 5 3 1 4
4 15 12
5 5 4

Secondary classification (points and mountains competitions) hierarchy for final position

Position Tour de France Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a España
1 120 100
2 50 40
3 25 20

Wearing the race leaders jersey

Tour de France Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a España
Major World Tour Events

Santos Tour Down Under, Paris–Nice, Tirreno–Adriatico, Critérium du Dauphiné, Tour de Suisse, Tour de Romandie

Minor World Tour Events

Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco, Tour de Pologne, Eneco Tour, Volta Ciclista a Catalunya

! HC Events 2.1 Events 2.2 Events 2.1U & 2.2U Events NCup Events
Points per day 25 20 10 8 5 3 1 1 1

Other events

Points for World, Olympic, Continental and National Championships

World Championships
Olympic Games
U23 World Championships Continental Championships
Continental Games
U23 Continental Championships National Championships
Relative position Road Race Time Trial Road Race Time Trial Road Race Time Trial Road Race Time Trial Road Race – A Time Trial – A Road Race – B Time Trial – B
1 600 350 200 125 200 70 70 25 70 30 30 15
2 475 250 150 85 150 55 55 20 55 25 25 10
3 400 200 125 70 125 40 40 15 40 20 20 5
4 325 150 100 60 100 30 30 10 30 15 15 3
5 275 125 85 50 85 25 25 5 25 10 10 1
6 225 100 70 40 70 20 20 3 20 5 5
7 175 85 60 35 60 15 25 15 3 3
8 150 70 50 30 50 10 10 10 1 1
9 125 60 40 25 40 5 5 5
10 100 50 35 15 35 3 3 3
11 85 40 30 10 30
12 70 30 25 48 25
13 60 25 20 5 20
14 50 20 15 5 15
15 40 15 10 5 10
16 35 10 5
(Pos 16-30)
3 5
17 30 5 3
(Pos 31-40)
18 30 5
19 30 5
20 30 5
21 30
22–31 20
32–50 10
51–55 5
56–60 3

World Team Time Trial Championships

Relative Position Team Time Trial
1 500
2 400
3 325
4 275
5 225
6 175
7 150
8 125
9 100
10 85
11 70
12 60
13–15 50
16–20 30
21–25 25

Source:[2]

References

  1. ^ "Men · Elite · UCI World Ranking · Individual". Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 9 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-12-25. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 

External links

  • Official UCI Rules
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