With the latest world ranking out, it's time to take a look at which riders are climbing upwards. First of all, new in the Top 10 are McLain Ward (USA) and Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) who have pushed Ben Maher (GBR) and Gregory Wathelet (BEL) out. One that is getting closer to the ten best riders in the world is Bertram Allen (IRL), who goes from rank 32 to 17 this month. Two female riders making a proper climb, are Lauren Hough (USA) who goes from 44 to 30 and Jane Richard Philips (SUI) who moves from 58 to 35.
Darragh Kenny (IRL) also continues his way up the ladder, and goes from 42 to 36 this month. The lucrative Grand Prix win from Spruce Meadows has moved Ian Millar (CAN) to rank 39 this month after being 54 on the last ranking, while another veteran moving up is John Whitaker (GBR) goes from 51 to 43. Going from rank 69 to 44 is double World Champion Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED). Marlon Zanotelli (BRA) moves ten places up after great clear rounds in Normandy, and is now rank 48. Going upwards from rank 58 to 49 is Olivier Philippaerts (BEL), while Reed Kessler (USA) moves ten spots up and is now rank 52 after a good week in Calgary. Jessica Springsteen (USA) continues to climb, and moves from rank 81 to 63, from rank 80 to 70 goes Oliver Lazarus (RSA), Quentin Judge (USA) goes from rank 85 to 72, while Ali Bin Khaled Al Thani (QAT) makes a big jump going from rank 91 to 73.
After a good 'Masters' tournament in Calgary, William Whitaker (GBR) goes from rank 119 to 75. Other riders moving upwards are Pablo Barrios (VEN) going from rank 96 to 79, Jerome Hurel (FRA) who goes from rank 94 to 82, Felix Hassmann (GER) who goes from rank 111 to 93, Marie Pellegrin-Etter (SUI) who jumps from rank 133 to 94, Pedro Veniss (BRA) that moves from rank 121 to 96, Jos Verlooy (BEL) who goes from rank 116 to 96, and finally Todd Minikus (USA) that goes from rank 123 to 98.
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