Sagan surges to WorldTour lead

Contador moves into third behind Porte

Thanks to his victory in Gent-Wevelgem, world champion Peter Sagan became the new leader of the UCI WorldTour,  surpassing Richie Porte (BMC), who has led the rankings since landing on the podium at Paris-Nice. Alberto Contador (Tinkoff), who finished second overall in the Volta a Catalunya, is now third.

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) was the biggest mover, making his debut in the rankings at eighth after winning Catalunya by a slim seven seconds over Contador.

Greg Van Avermaet (BMC), who was previously second overall, slipped to fourth after coming ninth in Gent-Wevelgem.

In the team standings, Tinkoff have taken over top spot with a haul of 474 points with Team Sky dropping to second place on 463 points while BMC are third with 448 points. Giant-Alpecin remain bottom of the 18 teams with eight points.

 Australia continue to top the nation standings with 450 points with no change to the top five.

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UCI WorldTour rankings as of March 28, 2016

Individual
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff Team229 pts
2Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team222 
3Alberto Contador (Spa) Tinkoff Team171 
4Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team162 
5Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ137 
6Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky115 
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge113 
8Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team104 
9Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky104 
10Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky102 
11Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Team Katusha96 
12Ben Swift (GBr) Team Sky92 
13Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Trek-Segafredo86 
14Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Soudal84 
15Daniel Martin (Irl) Etixx - Quick-Step76 
16Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo71 
17Bob Jungels (Lux) Etixx - Quick-Step70 
18Jay McCarthy (Aus) Tinkoff Team68 
19Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) FDJ60 
20Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale Pro Cycling54 
21Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team52 
22Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale52 
23Jon Izaguirre (Spa) Movistar Team51 
24Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Team Katusha50 
25Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky50 
26Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ50 
27Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha46 
28Ruben Fernandez (Spa) Movistar Team40 
29Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team40 
30Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step37 
31Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-GreenEdge31 
32Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo30 
33Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling30 
34Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale30 
35Fernando Gaviria (Col) Etixx - Quick-Step28 
36Lars Boom (Ned) Astana Pro Team22 
37Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Lotto Soudal21 
38Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal21 
39Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky20 
40Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge17 
41Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge16 
42Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal14 
43Steve Morabito (Swi) FDJ11 
44Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Team Katusha10 
45Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo10 
46Aleksei Tsatevich (Rus) Team Katusha9 
47Mark Renshaw (Aus) Dimension Data8 
48Wouter Poels (Ned) Team Sky7 
49Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida7 
50Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) BMC Racing Team6 
51Patrick Bevin (NZl) Cannondale Pro Cycling6 
52Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team6 
53Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Lotto Soudal6 
54Rohan Dennis (Aus) BMC Racing Team6 
55Stephen Cummings (GBr) Dimension Data6 
56Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal6 
57Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - Merida5 
58Matteo Trentin (Ita) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
59Rigoberto Uran (Col) Cannondale Pro Cycling4 
60Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Tinkoff Team4 
61Rui Costa (Por) Lampre - Merida4 
62Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Team Sky4 
63Johan Le Bon (Fra) FDJ4 
64Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Trek-Segafredo4 
65Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Trek-Segafredo4 
66Edward Theuns (Bel) Trek-Segafredo4 
67Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team LottoNl-Jumbo4 
68Dario Cataldo (Ita) Astana Pro Team4 
69Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge4 
70Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step4 
71Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Giant-Alpecin4 
72Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin4 
73Michael Morkov (Den) Team Katusha2 
74Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team2 
75Adam Blythe (GBr) Tinkoff Team2 
76Leigh Howard (Aus) IAM Cycling2 
77Elia Viviani (Ita) Team Sky2 
78Wouter Wippert (Ned) Cannondale Pro Cycling2 
79Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data2 
80André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal2 
81Jarlinson Pantano (Col) IAM Cycling2 
82Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Soudal2 
83Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team2 
84Tony Martin (Ger) Etixx - Quick-Step2 
85Natnael Berhane (Eri) Dimension Data2 
86Marko Kump (Slo) Lampre - Merida1 
87Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Tinkoff Team1 
88Carlos Verona (Spa) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
89Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Dimension Data1 
90Petr Vakoc (Cze) Etixx - Quick-Step1 
91Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team1 
92Jan Bakelants (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale1 
93Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team1 
94Simon Clarke (Aus) Cannondale Pro Cycling1 
95Daniel Moreno (Spa) Movistar Team1 
96Alex Dowsett (GBr) Movistar Team1 
97Jesus Herrada (Spa) Movistar Team1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Tinkoff474 pts
2Team Sky463 
3BMC Racing Team448 
4FDJ262 
5Etixx - Quick Step215 
6Team Katusha211 
7Movistar Team197 
8Orica GreenEdge181 
9Lotto Soudal146 
10Trek Factory Racing134 
11AG2R La Mondiale83 
12Team Lotto Nl - Jumbo75 
13Astana Pro Team72 
14Cannondale Pro Cycling Team67 
15IAM Cycling34 
16Team Dimension Data19 
17Lampre - Merida17 
18Team Giant - Alpecin8 
Nations
#Rider Name (Country) Team 
1Australia450 pts
2Belgium361 
3Great Britain297 
4Spain284 
5France264 
6Colombia253 
7Slovakia229 
8Switzerland158 
9Russia155 
10Poland103 
11Italy92 
12Ireland76 
13Luxembourg76 
14Canada54 
15United States52 
16Norway48 
17Netherlands45 
18Czech Republic42 
19Germany8 
20New Zealand6 
21Kazakhstan6 
22Slovenia5 
23Portugal4 
24South Africa4 
25Denmark2 
26Eritrea2 
27Belarus1 

 

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