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Contador, Spain, zoom up UCI rankings following Giro

Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-Sungard), his nation and his team each zoomed up the UCI WorldTour rankings, released Monday following the completion of the Giro d'Italia.

Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-Sungard), his nation and his team each zoomed up the UCI WorldTour rankings, released Monday following the completion of the Giro d’Italia.

Contador’s win moved him from 17th to second on the individual rankings, just seven points behind Philippe Gilbert.

Likewise, Spain moved up from the third to first on the national ranking, and Saxo Bank moved from tenth to second, behind HTC-Highroad.

Quick rankings:
Individuals

  • 1. Philippe Gilbert, Omega Pharma-Lotto (olo), with 356 points (1)
  • 2. Alberto Contador Velasco, Saxo Bank Sungard (sbs), with 349 points (17)
  • 3. Michele Scarponi, Lampre – Isd (lam), with 348 points (6)
  • 4. Fabian Cancellara, Leopard Trek (leo), with 236 points (2)
  • 5. Cadel Evans, BMC Racing Team (BMC), with 232 points (3)

Nations

  • 1. Spain, with 932 points (3)
  • 2. Italy, with 860 points (4)
  • 3. Belgium, with 750 points (1)
  • 4. Australia, with 662 points (2)
  • 5. Germany, with 484 points (5)
  • 9. United States, with 276 points (8)

Teams

  • 1. (USA) HTC-Highroad (thr), with 604 points (1)
  • 2. (DEN) Saxo Bank Sungard (sbs), with 507 points (10)
  • 3. (LUX) Leopard Trek (leo), with 503 points (2)
  • 4. (USA) Team RadioShack (rsh), with 497 points (3)
  • 5. (BEL) Omega Pharma-Lotto (olo), with 475 points (4)

Complete rankings