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UCI men’s rankings: Reshuffling the top 10

The names remained the same in the top 10, but the order was jostled with the release today of the world's top-ranked male cyclists. Italy's Francesco Casagrande remains atop the list, but he's now followed by countryman Davide Rebellin. Rebellin leapt over both Lance Armstrong and Erik Dekker (who are now third and fourth on the points chase, respectively). Dario Frigo, who won the Tour of Romandie, and Didier Rous, who had a strong showing at the Four Days of Dunkirk, made impressive jumps up the list. Frigo is now 11th overall, while Rous popped up some 51 spots, to

By VeloNews Interactive Wire Services, Copyright AFP 2001

The names remained the same in the top 10, but the order was jostled with the release today of the world’s top-ranked male cyclists. Italy’s Francesco Casagrande remains atop the list, but he’s now followed by countryman Davide Rebellin. Rebellin leapt over both Lance Armstrong and Erik Dekker (who are now third and fourth on the points chase, respectively).

Dario Frigo, who won the Tour of Romandie, and Didier Rous, who had a strong showing at the Four Days of Dunkirk, made impressive jumps up the list. Frigo is now 11th overall, while Rous popped up some 51 spots, to 43rd.

Copyright AFP 2001

UCI Men’s world rankings (top 100):

1 CASAGRANDE Francesco FAS ITA “2,550.00”

2 REBELLIN Davide LIQ ITA “2,048.00”

3 ARMSTRONG Lance USP USA “1,997.00”

4 DEKKER Erik RAB NED “1,907.00”

5 HERAS HERNANDEZ Roberto USP ESP “1,804.00”

6 ULLRICH Jan TEL GER “1,676.75”

7 ZABEL Erik TEL GER “1,669.00”

8 VAINSTEINS Romans DFF LAT “1,646.00”

9 RUMSAS Raimondas FAS LTU “1,581.00”

10 BARTOLI Michele MAP ITA “1,555.35”

11 FRIGO Dario FAS ITA “1,492.00”

12 BOOGERD Michael RAB NED “1,432.25”

13 TCHMIL Andrei LOT BEL “1,262.00”

14 SIMONI Gilberto LAM ITA “1,250.00”

15 BETTINI Paolo MAP ITA “1,212.00”

16 CAMENZIND Oscar LAM SUI “1,116.00”

17 GARZELLI Stefano MAP ITA “1,082.00”

18 BELLI Wladimir FAS ITA “1,072.00”

19 NARDELLO Daniele MAP ITA “1,036.35”

20 TONKOV Pavel MCY RUS 974.00

21 ETXEBARRIA ALKORTA David EUS ESP 930.00

22 VERBRUGGHE Rik LOT BEL 921.00

23 HALGAND Patrice DEL FRA 917.00

24 ZBERG Marcus RAB SUI 911.25

25 ESCARTIN COTI Fernando COA ESP 909.00

26 SEVILLA RIBERA Oscar KEL ESP 883.00

27 ZUELLE Alex COA SUI 848.00

28 HONCHAR Serhiy LIQ UKR 840.00

29 MOREAU Christophe FES FRA 836.00

30 VINOKOUROV Alexandre TEL KAZ 832.75

31 PIEPOLI Leonardo BAN ITA 823.00

32 MATTAN Nico COF BEL 813.00

33 VAN PETEGEM Peter MCY BEL 811.00

34 STANGELJ Gorazd LIQ SLO 800.00

35 FREIRE GOMEZ Oscar MAP ESP 791.00

36 MERCKX Axel DFF BEL 761.00

37 MONCOUTIE David COF FRA 748.00

38 WADECKI Piotr DFF POL 747.00

39 BROCHARD Laurent DEL FRA 746.00

40 HAMILTON Tyler USP USA 736.00

41 KNAVEN Servais DFF NED 733.00

42 HINCAPIE George USP USA 730.60

43 ROUS Didier BJT FRA 728.00

44 BRUYLANDTS Dave DFF BEL 726.00

45 KIRSIPUU Jaan A2R EST 715.00

46 PETACCHI Alessandro FAS ITA 714.00

47 PEERS Chris COF BEL 711.00

48 OLANO MANZANO Abraham ONC ESP 706.00

49 JIMENEZ SASTRE José Maria BAN ESP 705.00

50 ZUBELDIA AGUIRRE Haimar EUS ESP 703.00

51 HERVE Pascal ALA FRA 695.75

52 MANCEBO PEREZ Francisco BAN ESP 687.00

53 CASERO MORENO Angel Luis FES ESP 677.00

54 VIRENQUE Richard FRA 633.75

55 EECKHOUT Nico LOT BEL 631.00

56 JALABERT Laurent CSW FRA 622.00

57 BELTRAN MARTINEZ Manuel MAP ESP 618.60

58 MILLAR David COF GBR 609.00

59 MISSAGLIA Gabriele LAM ITA 607.00

60 KONYSHEV Dmitri FAS RUS 605.00

61 GARCIA CASAS Felix M. FES ESP 603.00

62 VAN BON Leon MCY NED 584.00

63 GONZALEZ CAPILLA Santos ONC ESP 573.00

63 GUIDI Fabrizio MCY ITA 573.00

65 RUBIERA VIGIL José Luis USP ESP 570.00

66 EKIMOV Vjatceslav USP RUS 564.00

66 LANFRANCHI Paolo MAP ITA 564.00

66 NOE’ Andrea MAP ITA 564.00

69 DOMINGUEZ DOMINGUEZ Juan Carlos BAN ESP 558.00

70 BARBERO Sergio LAM ITA 556.00

70 BELOKI DORRONSORO Joseba ONC ESP 556.00

72 ELLI Alberto TEL ITA 547.75

73 PIZIKS Arvis CSW LAT 546.00

74 SASTRE CANDIL Carlos ONC ESP 545.00

75 RODRIGUEZ Fred DFF USA 533.35

76 VAN DE WOUWER Kurt LOT BEL 531.00

77 KLÖDEN Andreas TEL GER 529.00

78 LOMBARDI Giovanni TEL ITA 528.00

79 CONTE Biagio SAE ITA 519.00

80 SERPELLINI Marco LAM ITA 518.00

81 AZEVEDO José ONC POR 515.00

81 TOTSCHNIG Georg GST AUT 515.00

83 SORENSEN Rolf CSW DEN 514.25

84 SAVOLDELLI Paolo SAE ITA 514.00

85 DE JONGH Steven RAB NED 505.00

86 ZANETTE Denis LIQ ITA 504.00

87 HAMBURGER Bo CSW DEN 499.20

88 PLAZA ROMERO David FES ESP 499.00

89 VOIGT Jens C.A GER 498.00

90 RICH Michael GST GER 495.50

91 LAISEKA JAIO Roberto EUS ESP 489.00

92 BOTERO ECHEVERRY Santiago KEL COL 487.00

93 DUFAUX Laurent SAE SUI 485.00

94 CIPOLLINI Mario SAE ITA 482.00

95 STEINHAUSER Tobias GST GER 481.50

96 BASSO Ivan FAS ITA 479.00

97 HEULOT Stéphane BIG FRA 473.00

98 GONZALEZ DE GALDEANO ARANZABAL Igor ONC ESP 471.00

99 SIMEONI Filippo CTA ITA 469.00

100 FERRIGATO Andrea ALS ITA 465.00