With the latest world ranking out, it is time to look at the biggest climbers within the sport's best 100 riders. Inside the Top 10, it is of course Penelope Leprevost who makes the biggest climb – going from rank fourteen to six after some fantastic Nations Cup performances for France in May. Maikel van der Vleuten is getting closer to the top ten riders in the world, he has moved from 15 to 12 – and the same goes for Gerco Schröder who is up to rank 13 after being 17 last month. Gregory Wathelet is up four ranks to 17 – also getting closer to the Top 10.
Jur Vrieling makes a big climb from rank 38 to 25 – Jur has also performed well on the Dutch team in May. Eric Lamaze – winner of two 5* Grand Prix classes last month – moves from 43 to 26, Sergio Alvarez Moya – also a rider that has been amazing in the Nation Cups for Spain – is up from 64 to 29, Belgium's Constant van Paesschen is up ten places to 43, while Betram Allen – another young and talented rider – is now rank 50 after being 63 last month.
Paul Estermann is up from rank 72 to 55, Billy Twomey from 77 to 56, Abdelkebir Ouaddar from 71 to 59, Olivier Philippaerts from 82 to 60, Andres Rodriguez from 80 to 68, Aymerick de Ponnat from 86 to 75, Robert Whitaker from 89 to 76 and Romain Duguet from 96 to 84. Breaking into the top 100 are; Andrius Petrovas who goes from from 139 to 91, Jos Verlooy who goes from 129 to 93, Frederic David who goes from 107 to 95, Dermott Lennon who goes from 104 to 95, Leon Thijssen who goes from 116 to 95 and finally Dayro Arroyave who goes from 118 to 100.
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