Sagan Tops World Rankings
As Tour de Suisse comes to a conclusion Peter Sagan is found to be topping the world tour individual ranks of UCI.
As he won the tour he has been able to topple his team mate Tinkoff by 14 points. The Slovakian gained the first position as he usurped his team mate Alberto Contador. In nation and team rankings both Spain and Tinkoff continue to lead.
Today Sagan has acquired a total of 343 points which is ahead of Contador by seven points. Richie Porte of BMC is in the third position with 290 points. Sagan won in two successive stages. He also set a new record for the race and wore the yellow jersey of the leader. Contador had been fifth in the Criterium du Dauphine race, which has now been succeeded over by Sagan. In the top ten positions the big move has been that of Jon Izaguirre who has occupied the fifth position from the 21st position.
Other winners include Miguel Lopez, who is a winner in the Tour de Suisse and enters the world rankings at the 29th position. He has picked up a total of 109 points from the race that was concluded in nine stages. His team member Jarlinson also moved from 146th rank to the 42nd position as he obtained fourth place in the Swiss race. Movistar and Tinkoff remained in the top among team rankings with points in the eight hundreds. The last team is a Dimension Data along with IAM Cycling. With these changes most of the racing champions are now gearing up for the next upcoming cycling event that is the largest in the world. Tour de France with 21 stages is considered the benchmark for any professional cyclist and would be starting on July 2nd for the whole world to watch.