Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam) and Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) are the UCI World Individual Rankings winners. The Dutch woman and the Slovenian man were protagonists throughout the year, both in one-day and stage races.
Van der Breggen won the Dutch national road championships and the individual time trial (ITT) European Continental Championships in August, the Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile and both the ITT and road race at the UCI Road World Championships followed by La Flèche Wallonne Féminine in September. Roglič started with the Slovenian road national championships in June and finished with his
second successive Vuelta a España victory in November to confirm the leadership of the Individual Ranking for the second consecutive year.
Let’s also discover the other rankings for nations and teams.
Women’s UCI World Ranking: Van der Breggen, Trek-Segafredo and the Netherlands
Thanks to her incredible season, Anna van der Breggen leads the Women’s Individual UCI World Ranking with 2560.67 points. The Italian Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) is in a close second with 2532.33 points, thanks to winning both the ITT and Italy’s road national championships and taking third place overall with two individual stage
wins in the Giro Rosa. The former UCI World Champion Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) from the Netherlands is third with 2226 points thanks to victories in the European Championships road race, Strade Bianche and one stage in the Giro Rosa, amongst others.
Briton Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) who won the 2020 UCI Women’s WorldTour, is fifth with 1896.33 points.
The top 10
1. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna (NED) BOELS DOLMANS CYCLINGTEAM - 2560.67 points
2. LONGO BORGHINI Elisa (ITA) TREK - SEGAFREDO - 2532.33
3. VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek (NED) MITCHELTON - SCOTT - 2226
4. BRENNAUER Lisa (GER) CERATIZIT - WNT PRO CYCLING TEAM - 1943
5. DEIGNAN Elizabeth (GBR) TREK - SEGAFREDO - 1896.33
6. VOS Marianne (NED) CCC - LIV - 1422.5
7. LIPPERT Liane (GER) TEAM SUNWEB - 1407.33
8. KOPECKY Lotte (BEL) LOTTO SOUDAL LADIES - 1380
9. LUDWIG Cecilie Uttrup (DEN) FDJ NOUVELLE - AQUITAINE FUTUROSCOPE - 1287
10. VAN DIJK Ellen (NED) TREK - SEGAFREDO - 1123.33
The Team UCI World Ranking sees the dominance of Trek-Segafredo
with 6931.98 points, in front of the Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam on 5385 and Mitchelton-Scott with 4775.
The top 10
1. TREK - SEGAFREDO (TFS) - 6931.98 points
2. BOELS DOLMANS CYCLINGTEAM (DLT) - 5385.35
3. MITCHELTON - SCOTT (MTS) - 4775
4. TEAM SUNWEB (SUN) - 3847.65
5. EQUIPE PAULE KA (EPK) - 3222.68
6. CCC - LIV (CCC) - 3138
7. CERATIZIT - WNT PRO CYCLING TEAM (WNT) - 3067.01
8. ALE' BTC LJUBLJANA (ALE) - 2920.32
9. CANYON / /SRAM RACING (CSR) - 2770.33
10. FDJ NOUVELLE - AQUITAINE FUTUROSCOPE (FDJ) - 2699
The Netherlands once again won the Nation UCI World Ranking with a big advantage over second-placed Italy: 8315.5 vs 4588.33, while Germany finishes third with 3806.66.
The top 10
1. NETHERLANDS - 8314.5 points
2. ITALY - 4588.33
3. GERMANY - 3806.66
4. GREAT BRITAIN - 3037.5
5. AUSTRALIA - 2906
6. BELGIUM - 2139
7. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - 2085.66
8. DENMARK - 1913.17
9. POLAND - 1612
10. SPAIN - 1595
Roglič and Van Aert top the Men’s UCI World Ranking, with Jumbo-Visma and France
All three men’s rankings saw changes to the top placing after the Vuelta Ciclista a España. Primož Roglič finally topped the Individual Ranking with 4237 points: his biggest hauls came from his first place overall and four stages in the Vuelta,
second plus one stage in the Tour de France, and his prestigious victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He demonstrated
solid racing throughout the year, including one stage win and a second place overall in the Critérium du Dauphiné.
Second position in the Men’s individual UCI World Ranking went to the other Slovenian, Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) with 3055 points. The winner of the 2020 Tour de France, with three stage victories, was the leader of the ranking until the last update but he didn’t take part in the Vuelta Ciclista a España and slipped down a place.
Third place in the Individual ranking went to Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) with 2700 points. The Belgian won Strade Bianche and Milan-Sanremo, finished second in both the Tour des Flandres and UCI Road World Championships road race, and was also able to win two stages of the Tour de France and one in the Critérium du Dauphiné.
The top 10
1. ROGLIČ Primož (SLO) JUMBO - VISMA - 4237 points
2. POGAČAR Tadej (SLO) UAE TEAM EMIRATES - 3055
3. VAN AERT Wout (BEL) JUMBO - VISMA - 2700
4. VAN DER POEL Mathieu (NED) ALPECIN - FENIX - 2040
5. FUGLSANG Jakob (DEN) ASTANA PRO TEAM - 1961
6. ALAPHILIPPE Julian (FRA) DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 1795.83
7. PORTE Richie (AUS) TREK - SEGAFREDO 35 1733
8. ULISSI Diego (ITA) UAE TEAM EMIRATES - 1671
9. DEMARE Arnaud (FRA) GROUPAMA - FDJ - 1550
10. HIRSCHI Marc (SUI) TEAM SUNWEB - 1430
In the Men’s Team UCI World Ranking, Jumbo-Visma jumped to the top with 9919 points, overtaking Deceuninck – Quick-Step with 9776.16, preventing them from being the UCI WorldTour Best Team for the third year in a row, and UAE Team Emirates in third with 8503.
The top ten
1 JUMBO - VISMA (TJV) - 9919 points
2 DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP (DQT) - 9776.16
3 UAE TEAM EMIRATES (UAD) - 8503
4 INEOS GRENADIERS (IGD) - 7628.33
5 TEAM SUNWEB (SUN) - 7582.71
6 BORA - HANSGROHE (BOH) - 6738.5
7 ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) - 6612
8 TREK - SEGAFREDO (TFS) - 6591
9 GROUPAMA - FDJ (GFC) - 5614
10 EF PRO CYCLING (EF1) - 5576.99
The Nation UCI World Ranking went to France with 9542.83 points, from Slovenia with 8824 and Belgium on 8530 points.
The top 10
1 FRANCE - 9542.83 points
2 SLOVENIA - 8824
3 BELGIUM - 8530
4 ITALY - 7375
5 AUSTRALIA - 6468
6 NETHERLANDS - 6249
7 DENMARK - 5423
8 GREAT BRITAIN - 5299.16
9 GERMANY - 5242.83
10 SPAIN - 4992
Van Aert is the winner of the One Day Race UCI World Ranking which considers the performances in all the one-day events including races in the UCI WorldTour, UCI ProSeries, Class 1, Class 2, Continental and National Championships and, of course, the UCI Road World Championships. The Belgian won with 2265 points ahead of Dutch road race national champion Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) with 1520 points thanks to important victories in the Tour des Flandres and the BinckBank Tour (although as a stage race not counting towards this ranking). Third place, with 1502 points goes to UCI World Champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step), from France.
The top 10
1 VAN AERT Wout (BEL) JUMBO - VISMA - 2265 points
2 VAN DER POEL Mathieu (NED) ALPECIN - FENIX - 1520
3 ALAPHILIPPE Julian (FRA) DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 1502
4 HIRSCHI Marc (SUI) TEAM SUNWEB - 1200
5 SENECHAL Florian (FRA) DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 1105
6 FUGLSANG Jakob (DEN) ASTANA PRO TEAM - 965
7 NIZZOLO Giacomo (ITA) - 960
8 LAMPAERT Yves (BEL) - DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 925
9 MATTHEWS Michael (AUS) TEAM SUNWEB - 900
10 COSNEFROY Benoit (FRA) AG2R LA MONDIALE - 888
The Stage Race UCI World Ranking considers the performances in UCI WorldTour, UCI ProSeries, Class 1 and Class 2 stage races. Roglič won with 3382 points from Pogačar and Australian Richie Porte (Trek–Segafredo) in a reshuffled Tour de France 2020 podium.
The top 10
1 ROGLIČ Primož (SLO) JUMBO - VISMA - 3382 points
2 POGAČAR Tadej (SLO) UAE TEAM EMIRATES - 2425
3 PORTE Richie (AUS) TREK - SEGAFREDO - 1493
4 CARAPAZ Richard (ECU) INEOS GRENADIERS - 1336.5
5 KELDERMAN Wilco (NED) TEAM SUNWEB - 1298
6 GEOGHEGAN HART Tao (GBR) INEOS GRENADIERS - 1292
7 ALMEIDA João (POR) DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 1218.33
8 ULISSI Diego (ITA) UAE TEAM EMIRATES - 1210
9 EVENEPOEL Remco (BEL) DECEUNINCK - QUICK - STEP - 1193
10 HINDLEY Jai (AUS) – TEAM SUNWEB 1150
Full UCI Road Rankings