Boonen moves closer to Gerrans in latest UCI WorldTour ranking
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Monday, March 26, 2012

Boonen moves closer to Gerrans in latest UCI WorldTour ranking

by Shane Stokes at 6:01 AM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling
 

Tom BoonenContinuing his resurgence in form in yesterday’s Gent-Wevelgem, Belgian rider Tom Boonen continues his rise up the UCI’s WorldTour rankings thanks to his latest victory. The Omega Pharma Quick Step competitor has gone from seventh to fourth and, if he can keep his momentum going in the upcoming Ronde Van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix, should continue moving towards the coveted number one slot.

At this point in time, that prime position remains the property of GreenEdge rider Simon Gerrans. He didn’t compete in either the Volta a Catalunya nor Gent-Wevelgem but, with 210 points, had enough of a buffer to hold onto his world ranking place.

Ditto for Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas Cannondale) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), who remain second and third despite not picking up points in the past week.

Boonen is just one point off Valverde’s total of 167.

Oscar Freire hoped to take revenge on Boonen after a near-miss in Friday’s E3 Harelbeke, but mistimed his sprint again yesterday. This time he went too early and his fourth place in Gent-Wevelgem sees him remain fifth overall.

Peter Sagan (Liquigas Cannondale) and Michael Albasini (GreenEdge) both break into the top ten; Sagan’s runner up slot yesterday up his total to 129 points and move him from twelfth to sixth, while Albasini’s Volta a Catalunya victory plus two stage wins sees him enter the WorldTour rankings with 129 points.

Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez’ stage win and second overall in the same race sees him take tenth with 88 points.

The movements displace several riders. Paris-Nice victor and runner up Bradley Wiggins (Sky Procycling) and Lieuwe Westra (Vacansoleil DCM) drop from fourth to eight and sixth to ninth respectively; Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack), his team-mate Chris Horner and Roman Kreuziger (Astana) also exit the top ten in drifting to 11th, 12th and 13th respectively.

New entrants to the rankings also include Jurgen Van den Broeck (Lotto Belisol, 15th), Rigoberto Uran (Sky Procycling, 17th), Dan Martin (Garmin Barracuda, 21st), Matti Breschel (Rabobank, 24th) and Damiano Cunego (Lampre ISD, 27th).

Countries and teams:

The countries and teams rankings are also reshuffled under the latest points update. Spain and Italy remain first and second in the countries’ list, but Belgium and Australia swop places and are now third and fourth. Albasini’s win moves Switzerland from eighth to fifth, knocking the Netherlands down a place to sixth.

RadioShack-Nissan loses its place in the teams’ list, dropping from first to fourth. Sky Procycling and GreenEdge move to first and second, with Liquigas Cannondale remaining third.

UCI WorldTour ranking as of March 25:

Individuals:

1 (1) GERRANS Simon (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 210
2 (2) NIBALI Vincenzo (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 182
3 (3) VALVERDE BELMONTE Alejandro (MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) 167
4 (7) BOONEN Tom (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 166
5 (5) FREIRE GOMEZ Oscar (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 140
6 (12) SAGAN Peter (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 129
7 (-) ALBASINI Michael (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 112
8 (4) WIGGINS Bradley (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 112
9 (6) WESTRA Lieuwe (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 92
10 (-) SANCHEZ GONZALEZ Samuel (EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI (EUS) 88
11 (8) CANCELLARA Fabian (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 86
12 (9) HORNER Christopher (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 84
13 (10) KREUZIGER Roman (ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) 78
14 (11) MACHADO Tiago (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 72
15 (-) VAN DEN BROECK Jurgen (LOTTO BELISOL TEAM (LTB) 70
16 (22) BOASSON HAGEN Edvald (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 70
17 (-) URAN URAN Rigoberto (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 63
18 (13) SPILAK Simon (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 62
19 (14) NOCENTINI Rinaldo (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 61
20 (15) ROGERS Michael (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 61
21 (-) MARTIN Daniel (GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) 60
22 (17) VAN GARDEREN Tejay (BMC RACING TEAM (BMC) 51
23 (16) HOOGERLAND Johnny (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 51
24 (-) BRESCHEL Matti (RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM (RAB) 50
25 (18) EISEL Bernhard (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 50
26 (19) RODRIGUEZ OLIVER Joaquin (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 46
27 (-) CUNEGO Damiano (LAMPRE - ISD (LAM) 44
28 (36) KISERLOVSKI Robert (ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) 41
29 (20) JEANNESSON Arnold (FDJ-BIG MAT (FDJ) 40
30 (21) BAKELANTS Jan (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 40
31 (33) BENNATI Daniele (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 33
32 (23) VANMARCKE Sep (GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) 31
33 (24) SCARPONI Michele (LAMPRE - ISD (LAM) 31
34 (25) MONFORT Maxime (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 30
35 (26) BALLAN Alessandro (BMC RACING TEAM (BMC) 26
36 (27) GREIPEL André (LOTTO BELISOL TEAM (LTB) 22
37 (-) CARRARA Matteo (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 21
38 (30) MORENO BAZAN Javier (MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) 20
39 (28) CHAVANEL Sylvain (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 20
40 (29) POELS Wouter (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 20
41 (-) CATALDO Dario (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 15
42 (31) MATTHEWS Michael (RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM (RAB) 15
43 (-) MARCATO Marco (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 14
44 (32) LADAGNOUS Matthieu (FDJ-BIG MAT (FDJ) 14
45 (-) CHAINEL Steve (FDJ-BIG MAT (FDJ) 10
46 (34) OSS Daniel (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 10
47 (35) RIBLON Christophe (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 10
48 (37) MEERSMAN Gianni (LOTTO BELISOL TEAM (LTB) 8
49 (38) HUTAROVICH Yauheni (FDJ-BIG MAT (FDJ) 7
50 (39) SANCHEZ GIL Luis Leon (RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM (RAB) 7
51 (40) DE GENDT Thomas (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 7
52 (41) MEYER Cameron (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 6
53 (42) LARSSON Gustav (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 6
54 (44) CAVENDISH Mark (SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) 6
55 (-) BRAJKOVIC Janez (ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) 6
56 (43) PETACCHI Alessandro (LAMPRE - ISD (LAM) 6
57 (45) ROJAS GIL Jose Joaquin (MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) 5
58 (46) BOLE Grega (LAMPRE - ISD (LAM) 5
59 (47) RENSHAW Mark (RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM (RAB) 5
60 (60) GAVAZZI Francesco (ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) 5
61 (-) PARDILLA BELLON Sergio (MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) 4
62 (48) VICIOSO ARCOS Angel (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 4
63 (49) VORGANOV Eduard (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 4
64 (50) CIOLEK Gerald (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 4
65 (-) MENCHOV Denis (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 4
66 (-) SZMYD Sylvester (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 4
67 (-) GOLAS Michal (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 4
68 (-) DAVIS Allan (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 4
69 (51) VOIGT Jens (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 4
70 (52) FARRAR Tyler (GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) 3
71 (53) LEIPHEIMER Levi (OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) 3
72 (-) VISCONTI Giovanni (MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) 2
73 (54) FLORENCIO CABRE Xavier (KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) 2
74 (-) CHEREL Mikael (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 2
75 (55) HAUSSLER Heinrich (GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) 2
76 (56) PERAUD Jean-Christophe (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 2
77 (57) TUFT Svein (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 1
78 (58) BELLETTI Manuel (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 1
79 (59) HUSHOVD Thor (BMC RACING TEAM (BMC) 1
80 (63) HENDERSON Greg (LOTTO BELISOL TEAM (LTB) 1
81 (-) ROHREGGER Thomas (RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) 1
82 (-) GASTAUER Ben (AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) 1
83 (-) HESJEDAL Ryder (GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) 1
84 (64) SABATINI Fabio (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 1
85 (-) HAEDO Juan José (TEAM SAXO BANK (SAX) 1
86 (-) VAN HUMMEL Kenny Robert (VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) 1
87 (61) BOARO Manuele (TEAM SAXO BANK (SAX) 1
88 (62) VIVIANI Elia (LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) 1
89 (65) MCEWEN Robbie (GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) 1

Countries:

1 (1) SPAIN, 461
2 (2) ITALY, 351
3 (4) BELGIUM, 337
4 (3) AUSTRALIA, 297
5 (8) SWITZERLAND, 198
6 (5) NETHERLANDS, 164
7 (6) UNITED STATES, 141
8 (12) SLOVAKIA, 129
9 (7) GREAT BRITAIN, 118
10 (9) FRANCE, 94
11 (10) CZECH REPUBLIC, 78
12 (13) SLOVENIA, 73
13 (11) PORTUGAL, 72
14 (15) NORWAY, 71
15 (-) COLOMBIA, 63
16 (-) IRELAND, 60
17 (14) AUSTRIA, 51
18 (-) DENMARK, 50
19 (17) CROATIA, 41
20 (16) GERMANY, 30
21 (20) RUSSIA, 8
22 (-) POLAND, 8
23 (18) BELARUS, 7
24 (19) SWEDEN, 6
25 (21) CANADA, 2
26 (22) NEW ZEALAND, 1
27 (-) LUXEMBOURG, 1
28 (-) ARGENTINA, 1

Teams:

1 (2) SKY PROCYCLING (SKY) GBR, 356
2 (4) GREENEDGE CYCLING TEAM (GEC) AUS, 333
3 (3) LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (LIQ) ITA, 326
4 (1) RADIOSHACK-NISSAN (RNT) LUX, 315
5 (5) KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) RUS, 256
6 (8) OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP (OPQ) BEL, 209
7 (6) MOVISTAR TEAM (MOV) ESP, 198
8 (7) VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM (VCD) NED, 198
9 (9) ASTANA PRO TEAM (AST) KAZ, 130
10 (15) LOTTO BELISOL TEAM (LTB) BEL, 101
11 (14) GARMIN - BARRACUDA (GRM) USA, 97
12 (-) EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI (EUS) ESP, 88
13 (13) LAMPRE - ISD (LAM) ITA, 86
14 (10) BMC RACING TEAM (BMC) USA, 78
15 (16) RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM (RAB) NED, 77
16 (11) AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) FRA, 76
17 (12) FDJ-BIG MAT (FDJ) FRA, 71
18 (17) TEAM SAXO BANK (SAX) DEN, 2
 

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