Sagan remains top of WorldTour standings after GP Ouest France-Plouay

Movistar and Spain still top of team and nation standings

World Champion Peter Sagan retains his position atop the individual WorldTour standings following the French WorldTour GP Ouest France-Plouay race won by IAM Cycling's Oliver Naesen. There was no change to the top 12 riders with Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) improving from 19th to 13th after his third place in Brittany.

The GP Ouest France-Plouay was Sagan's first WorldTour race since the Tour de France but it was only a short appearance as Sagan recorded a DNF. It was also his first race since appearing at the Olympic Games for Slovakia in the cross-country.

With 22 WorldTour races now completed for the 2016 season, 203 riders have scored points. Points accumulated in the Vuelta a Espana will be finalised when the race finishes in Madrid in September 11 where Nairo Quintana, Chris Froome, Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador are all racing.

In the team standings, Movistar also holds first position with 1152 points in comparison to second placed Tinkoff on 1046. Team Sky are the third team to crack the thousand point barrier on 1019. Dimension Data are last of the 18 teams on 252 teams, with IAM Cycling 17th on 317 points.

The there is no change to the top of the nation standings either as Spain continues to lead Colombia, France, Great Britain, and Australia. In total, 35 nations have scored points across the 2016 WorldTour season with Lithuania bottom on one point.

The Vuelta a España and Eneco Tour are the final stage races on the WorldTour calendar with the one-day GP de Québec, GP de Montréal, Il Lombardia to follow. The final event of the WorldTour is the  Team time trial at the World Championships although the WorldTour teams are set to boycott the October event.

WorldTour standings - August 29

Individual
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff Team445 pts
2Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team407 
3Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky396 
4Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team394 
5Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team357 
6Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team337 
7Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale314 
8Daniel Martin (Irl) Etixx - Quick-Step280 
9Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team241 
10Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team240 
11Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha239 
12Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky234 
13Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha226 
14Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team219 
15Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha211 
16Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ206 
17Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo201 
18Rui Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida194 
19Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek-Segafredo176 
20Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ153 
21Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo150 
22Esteban Chaves (Col) Orica-GreenEdge150 
23Bob Jungels (Lux) Etixx - Quick-Step149 
24Wouter Poels (Ned) Team Sky148 
25Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Etixx - Quick-Step144 
26Adam Yates (GBr) Orica-GreenEdge144 
27Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin138 
28Alberto Bettiol (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling131 
29Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal130 
30Samuel Sanchez (Spa) BMC Racing Team130 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team1152 pts
2Tinkoff Team1046 
3Team Sky1019 
4BMC Racing Team911 
5Team Katusha786 
6Etixx - Quick-Step734 
7Orica-BikeExchange638 
8Trek-Segafredo531 
9FDJ468 
10Lotto Soudal459 
11Astana Pro Team450 
12Team LottoNl-Jumbo408 
13AG2R La Mondiale401 
14Team Giant-Alpecin389 
15Lampre - Merida369 
16Cannondale-Drapac366 
17IAM Cycling317 
18Dimension Data252 
Nations
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Spain1275 pts
2Colombia1015 
3France941 
4Great Britain873 
5Australia838 
6Belgium720 
7Italy611 
8Netherlands594 
9Slovakia445 
10Switzerland397 
11Norway332 
12Germany322 
13Russia314 
14Ireland286 
15Poland223 
16Portugal218 
17United States200 
18Luxembourg155 
19Czech Republic145 
20South Africa101 
21Slovenia98 
22Denmark97 
23Costa Rica68 
24Canada54 
25Belarus40 
26Kazakhstan26 
27Latvia20 
28Estonia16 
29Argentina15 
30Austria12 
31New Zealand6 
32Croatia4 
33Eritrea2 
34Sweden2 
35Lithuania1 

 

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