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Quintana moves into WorldTour lead after Giro d'Italia victory

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Cycling News
Published:
June 03, 2014, 1:20 BST,
Updated:
June 03, 2014, 3:23 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Nairo Quintana (Movistar) celebrates his victory

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) celebrates his victory

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Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Spain hold onto team and nation rankings

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has moved to the top of the individual WorldTour rankings with two stage wins, six days in the maglia rosa and overall victory at the Giro d'Italia. The Colombian, who has with 345 points, disposed Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) from top spot with the Spaniard dropping to second place on 308 points while Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) occupies third place on 264 points.

Spain retains it lead in the nation rankings with 805 points although with Rigoberto Uran (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) finishing runner-up to his compatriot Quintana, Colombia now sit second on the nation rankings on 684 points. Australia sits in third place in 611 points after Cadel Evans' (BMC) eigth place overall and stage wins to Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) and Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo)

Omega Pharma-Quick Step remains the top ranked team on 789 points although Movistar was a big mover after the Giro and are just 13 points behind on 776. Ag2r.

There are two WorldTour races in June, the Critérium du Dauphiné (8-15 June) and Tour de Suisse (14-22 June), before the Tour de France starts on July 5.

 

Individual
# Rider Name (Country) Team  
1 Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team 345  pts
2 Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Tinkoff-Saxo 308  
3 Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica-GreenEdge 264  
4 Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team 262  
5 Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek Factory Racing 260  
6 Michal Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 251  
7 Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 200  
8 Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling 200  
9 Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r-La Mondiale 196  
10 Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team 187  
11 Peter Sagan (SVK) Cannondale 183  
12 John Degenkolb (GER) Giant-Shimano 174  
13 Simon Špilak (SLO) Team Katusha 167  
14 Rui Costa (POR) Lampre-Merida 160  
15 Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 155  
16 Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Katusha 151  
17 Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky 151  
18 Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA) Ag2r-La Mondiale 132  
19 Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky 125  
20 Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre-Merida 125  
21 Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana 124  
22 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 117  
23 Carlos Betancur (COL) Ag2r-La Mondiale 114  
24 Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Team Tinkoff-Saxo 111  
25 Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) Team Katusha 107  
Team
# Rider Name (Country) Team  
1 Omega Pharma-Quick Step 789  pts
2 Movistar Team 776  
3 Ag2r-La Mondiale 542  
4 Team Tinkoff-Saxo 534  
5 Team Katusha 529  
6 BMC Racing Team 499  
7 Trek Factory Racing 454  
8 Team Sky 444  
9 Belkin Pro Cycling 374  
10 Orica-GreenEdge 373  
11 Lampre-Merida 323  
12 Giant-Shimano 290  
13 Astana 282  
14 Garmin-Sharp 282  
15 FDJ.fr 248  
16 Cannondale 209  
17 Lotto-Belisol 160  
18 Team Europcar 159  
Nation
# Rider Name (Country) Team  
1 Spain 805  pts
2 Colombia 684  
3 Australia 611  
4 Belgium 567  
5 Italy 555  
6 Netherlands 452  
7 France 445  
8 Great Britain 433  
9 Poland 324  
10 Switzerland 292  
11 Germany 278  
12 Slovenia 222  
13 Czech Republic 194  
14 Slovakia 193  
15 United States 166  

 

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