Van der Poel touches the Top-10 ranking after winning the Amstel

The Dutch cyclist stalks the best runners of the peloton in the classification and has already placed second in the table of tests of one day.

The results of Mathieu Van der Poel in the Spring Classics, where he has been imposed in Through Flanders and Amstel Gold Race in addition to finishing fourth in Ghent-Wevelgem and Through Flanders has allowed the Dutch cyclist to rub elbows with the great figures of the peloton not only in these one-day events, also in the world rankings.

Van der Poel climbed to the twelfth position of the UCI World Ranking after its victory in the Amstel with 2,428 points, a classification in which Julian Alaphilippe remains leader with 3,315 points ahead of Tom Dumoulin, second with 3,110.43. In third place appears Alejandro Valverde with 2,887 points, which could cut that difference this week if he achieves good results in the Wallonne Arrow and the Liege-Bastogne-Liege.

UCI World Ranking

1. Julian Alaphilippe (FRA / Deceuninck Quick- Step) 3,315.95

2. Tom Dumoulin (HOL / Sunweb) 3.110.43

3. Alejandro Valverde (ESP / Movistar) 2.887

4. Primoz Roglic (SVN / Jumbo-Visma) 2.665.28

5. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL / CCC ) 2,630.9

6. Elia Viviani (ITA / Deceunick Quick-Step) 2.57


7. Michael Matthews (AUS / Sunweb) 2,541.86

8. Simon Yates (GBR / Mitchelton-Scott) 2537

9. Jakob Fuglsang (DIN / Astana) 2.506

10. Thibaut Pinot (FRA / Groupama-FDJ) 2.482 ------------------------------------- ------

11. Oliver Naesen (BEL / AG2R-The Mondiale) 2.47


12. Mathieu Van der Poel (HOL / Corendon-Circus) 2.428

333333 313. Miguel Ángel López (COL / Astana) 2.377

14. Geraint Thomas (GBR / Sky) 2,290.82

Van der Poel, second in the one-day test table

The Van der Poel phenomenon acquires more prominence if it fits when talking about the one day racing classification. The Dutchman is already second in this table with 2,178 points, second only to the Belgian Oliver Naesen with 2,365, and ahead of figures such as Michael Matthews, Greg Van Avermaet or Julian Alaphilippe among others. Alejandro Valverde closes the Top-10 of this classification with 1,325 points.

Classification of one day races of the UCI

1. Oliver Naesen (BEL / AG2R La Mondiale) 2.365

2. Mathieu Van der Poel (HOL / Corendon-Circus) 2.178

3. Michael Matthews (AUS / Sunweb) 1,940.67

4. Alexander Kristoff (NOR / UAE Emirates) 1.910

5. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL / CCC) 1.891

6. Julian Alaphilippe (FRA / Deceuninck Quick-Step) 1.835

7. Pascal Ackermann (ALE / Bora-Hansgrohe) 1.455

8. Zdenek Stybar (RCH / Deceuninck Quick-Step) 1.396

9. Elia Viviani (ITA / Deceuninck Quick-Step) 1.385

10. Alejandro Valverde (ESP / Movistar) 1.325

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