Quintana moves into WorldTour lead after Giro d'Italia victory

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 
1Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team345 pts
2Alberto Contador (ESP) Team Tinkoff-Saxo308 
3Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica-GreenEdge264 
4Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team262 
5Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Trek Factory Racing260 
6Michal Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step251 
7Niki Terpstra (NED) Omega Pharma-Quick Step200 
8Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling200 
9Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r-La Mondiale196 
10Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team187 
11Peter Sagan (SVK) Cannondale183 
12John Degenkolb (GER) Giant-Shimano174 
13Simon Špilak (SLO) Team Katusha167 
14Rui Costa (POR) Lampre-Merida160 
15Rigoberto Urán (COL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step155 
16Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Katusha151 
17Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky151 
18Jean-Christophe Péraud (FRA) Ag2r-La Mondiale132 
19Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky125 
20Diego Ulissi (ITA) Lampre-Merida125 
21Fabio Aru (ITA) Astana124 
22Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team117 
23Carlos Betancur (COL) Ag2r-La Mondiale114 
24Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Team Tinkoff-Saxo111 
25Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) Team Katusha107 
Team
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Omega Pharma-Quick Step789 pts
2Movistar Team776 
3Ag2r-La Mondiale542 
4Team Tinkoff-Saxo534 
5Team Katusha529 
6BMC Racing Team499 
7Trek Factory Racing454 
8Team Sky444 
9Belkin Pro Cycling374 
10Orica-GreenEdge373 
11Lampre-Merida323 
12Giant-Shimano290 
13Astana282 
14Garmin-Sharp282 
15FDJ.fr248 
16Cannondale209 
17Lotto-Belisol160 
18Team Europcar159 
Nation
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Spain805 pts
2Colombia684 
3Australia611 
4Belgium567 
5Italy555 
6Netherlands452 
7France445 
8Great Britain433 
9Poland324 
10Switzerland292 
11Germany278 
12Slovenia222 
13Czech Republic194 
14Slovakia193 
15United States166 

 

Author: Cycling News

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