Boonen, Omega Pharma-Quick Step, Spain still top UCI rankings

Wiggins shoots up to top five in individual rankings

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) continues to lead the UCI WorldTour rankings, but Bradley Wiggins made an enormous leap up with the his win in the Tour de Romandie. Omega Pharma-QuickStep has a narrow one-point lead over Liquigas-Cannondale in the team rankings, and Spain continues to rule the nations rankings.

The top four of the riders' rankings remained unchanged, with Boonen leading over Vincenzo Nibali, Samuel Sanchez and Peter Sagan.  Wiggins jumped from 14th to fifth, by winning two stages and the overall title in Romandie.

Omega Pharma-QuickStep saw its lead in the team ranking shrink to one point ahead of Liquigas-Cannondale.  Sky moved up from sixth to third, based on its three stage wins and title in Romandie.

In the national rankings, Spain continues to lead Italy and Belgium.  Australia and the Netherlands swapped places, with Australia moving up to fourth.

WorldTour Rankings

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma-QuickStep366 pts
2Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale272 
3Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi252 
4Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale229 
5Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling224 
6Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Katusha222 
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) GreenEdge210 
8Oscar Freire (Spa) Katusha180 
9Michael Albasini (Swi) GreenEdge172 
10Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar167 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omega Pharma-QuickStep547 pts
2Liquigas-Cannondale546 
3Sky Procycling531 
4Katusha Team522 
5Astana Pro Team459 
6Greenedge Cycling Team402 
7BMC Racing Team351 
8Radioshack-Nissan327 
9Movistar Team278 
10Rabobank Cycling Team273 
11Garmin - Barracuda272 
12Euskaltel - Euskadi253 
13Lotto Belisol Team212 
14Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team206 
15Lampre - ISD194 
16Ag2r La Mondiale116 
17FDJ-Big Mat72 
18Team Saxo Bank32 
Nations
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Spain881 pts
2Italy765 
3Belgium674 
4Australia420 
5Netherlands409 
6Switzerland258 
7United States239 
8Great Britain238 
9Slovakia229 
10Portugal147 
Author: Cycling News

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