Evans tops UCI WorldTour rankings

Leopard Trek top team, Spain leads nations

Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) rode his Tour de France victory to the top of the International Cycling Union's WorldTour ranking. Leopard Trek, which saw brothers Andy and Fränk Schleck finish second and third in the race, moved up to first on the team ranking, while Spain maintained its lead amongst the nations.

Evans moved up from fourth to first, with a total of 574 points. Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank Sungard) is still in second place with 471 points. Philippe Gilbert of Omega Pharma-Lotto, the previous leader, dropped to third at 402 points.

The Schleck brothers made the biggest moves up. Fränk, who finished third in Paris, went from 19th to seventh, and Andy, second in the Tour, moved up from 36th place to eighth.

The Schlecks' team, Leopard Trek, went from second to first, with 927 points. BMC moved up from sixth to second place, while HTC-Highroad dropped from first to third.

Spain continued to be top nation, with Italy still second. Australia used Evans's Tour success to move up one to third place, swapping places with Belgium.

WorldTour Rankings - Individuals
1Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team574pts
2Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard471 
3Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto402 
4Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD348 
5Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi297 
6Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team288 
7Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek262 
8Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek252 
9Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek250 
10Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana230 
11Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad227 
12Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad217 
13Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale210 
14Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack207 
15Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD203 
16Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling181 
17Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale170 
18Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team162 
19Mark Cavendish (GBr) HTC-Highroad152 
20Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack143 
21Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team140 
22Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana135 
23Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack128 
24Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale121 
25Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team120 
26André Greipel (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto120 
27John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale116 
28Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling113 
29Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team110 
30Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad110 
31Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo106 
32Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek103 
33Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard100 
34Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo100 
35Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo100 
36Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team100 
37Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling91 
38Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team90 
39Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo83 
40Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team82 
41Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team76 
42Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team73 
43Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo72 
44Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto71 
45Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack71 
46Thomas Danielson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo71 
47Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team70 
48Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team70 
49Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team70 
50Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling68 
51Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD67 
52Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek60 
53Grégory Rast (Swi) Team RadioShack60 
54Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad58 
55Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto56 
56Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team56 
57Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad54 
58Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team54 
59Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi53 
60Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling51 
61Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team51 
62Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team50 
63Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Katusha Team50 
64Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi48 
65Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard45 
66Bernhard Eisel (Aut) HTC-Highroad44 
67George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team40 
68Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team40 
69Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team40 
70Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team34 
71Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack32 
72David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team32 
73**30 
74Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale30 
75David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo29 
76Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale28 
77Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team26 
78Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo26 
79Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team26 
80Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team24 
81Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo23 
82Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team22 
83Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team22 
84Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale22 
85Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale21 
86Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana21 
87Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team21 
88Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team21 
89Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team20 
90Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD20 
91David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team18 
92Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team16 
93Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale16 
94Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto16 
95Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team14 
96Peter Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad14 
97John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad13 
98Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Team RadioShack13 
99Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team12 
100Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack12 
101Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team12 
102Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo11 
103Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo11 
104Greg Henderson (NZl) Sky Procycling11 
105Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard11 
106Ben Hermans (Bel) Team RadioShack10 
107Kristof Goddaert (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale10 
108Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Procycling10 
109Allan Davis (Aus) Pro Team Astana10 
110Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team10 
111Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
112Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard10 
113Davide Appollonio (Ita) Sky Procycling10 
114Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek8 
115Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Katusha Team8 
116Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo8 
117Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad8 
118Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team7 
119Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling7 
120Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana7 
121Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team7 
122David Zabriskie (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo7 
123Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team RadioShack7 
124Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale6 
125Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6 
126Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi6 
127Juan Mauricio Soler Hernandez (Col) Movistar Team6 
128Gatis Smukulis (Lat) HTC-Highroad6 
129Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD6 
130Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad5 
131Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
132Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team5 
133Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek4 
134Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling4 
135Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling4 
136Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
137Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
138Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD4 
139Davide Vigano (Ita) Leopard Trek4 
140Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team4 
141Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Leopard Trek4 
142Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto3 
143Baden Cooke (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard2 
144Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
145Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
146Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
147Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD2 
148Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
149Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
150Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad2 
151Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team2 
152Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team2 
153Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
154Kenny De Haes (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
155Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team2 
156Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team2 
157Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad2 
158Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale1 
159Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
160Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Pro Team Astana1 
161Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
162Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
163Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team1 
164Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
165Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack1 
166Gustav Larsson (Swe) Saxo Bank Sungard1 
167Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team1 
168Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana1 
169Nelson Oliveira (Por) Team RadioShack1 
170Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
171Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling1 
172Jack Bobridge (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo1 
173Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad1 
174Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Team RadioShack1 
175Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
176Frantisek Rabon (Cze) HTC-Highroad1 
177Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
178Matthew Wilson (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo1 
179Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
WorldTour Rankings - Teams
1Leopard Trek927pts
2BMC Racing Team794 
3HTC-Highroad764 
4Omega Pharma-Lotto665 
5Lampre - ISD644 
6Saxo Bank Sungard637 
7Team RadioShack609 
8Sky Procycling504 
9Rabobank Cycling Team501 
10Team Garmin-Cervelo461 
11Liquigas-Cannondale424 
12Euskaltel-Euskadi406 
13Katusha Team406 
14Pro Team Astana403 
15Movistar Team353 
16AG2R La Mondiale316 
17Quickstep Cycling Team282 
18Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team114 
WorldTour Rankings - Nations
1Spain1256pts
2Italy1041 
3Australia1018 
4Belgium813 
5Germany574 
6Luxembourg514 
7Netherlands501 
8United States482 
9Great Britain460 
10France377 
11Switzerland360 
12Kazakhstan230 
13Denmark210 
14Norway153 
15Czech Republic136 
16Colombia119 
17Belarus86 
18Slovenia78 
19Ireland73 
20Portugal67 
21Russia66 
22Austria44 
23Slovakia36 
24Canada26 
25New Zealand11 
26Argentina11 
27Latvia6 
28Sweden5 
29Ukraine5 
30Lithuania1 
31Costa Rica1 
32Poland1 
Author: Cycling News

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