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Valverde leads WorldTour rankings after Dwars door Vlaanderen, Benoot slide back on and Vanmarcke is a large dock

The Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), Wednesday, eleventh in Dwars door Vlaanderen, retains its leadership position in the WorldTour ranking. Peter Sagan (BORA – hansgrohe) and Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) continue to be the places two and three occupy. Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal), who, after the Strade Bianchi as second was push back from six to four.

Sep Vanmarcke is one of the biggest risers, because he is going from 25 to 10. Other Belgians in the top 25 Jasper Stuyven (12th), Philippe Gilbert (15th), Greg Van Avermaet (19th), Oliver Naesen (21st), Dries Devenyns (22nd) and the winner of Dwars door Vlaanderen Yves Lampaert (25th).

Quick-Step Floors is strengthening its leadership position with the teams, Lotto Soudal continues to eighth.

WorldTour standings (on 28 march):

Individually

1. (1) Alejandro Valverde (Spa/Movistar) 1079 points

2. (2) Peter Sagan (Slk) 951

3. (3) Daryl Impey (ZAf) 861,57

++ 4. (6) Tiesj Benoot (Bel) 861

5. (4) Elia Viviani (Ita) 817

6. (5) Arnaud Démare (Fra) 792

7. (7) Simon Yates (GBr) 760

8. (8), Marc Soler (Spa) 745

9. (9) Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) 613,43

++ 10.(25) Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) 575

12.(12) Jasper Stuyven (Bel) 560

15.(14) Philippe Gilbert (Bel) 495

19.(22) Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) 453,57

21.(17) Oliver Naesen (Bel) 427

22.(19) Dries Devenyns (Bel) 400

25.(94) Yves Lampaert (Bel) 369

36.(35) Jurgen Roelants (Bel) 295

40.(38) Jens Debusschere (Bel) 257

43.(41) Tim Wellens (Bel) 250

50.(47), Dylan Teuns (Bel) 200

60.(57) Edward Theuns (Bel) 147

92.(92) Julien Vermote (Bel) 77

102.(99) Pieter Serry (Bel) 60

110.(105) Thomas De Gendt (Bel) 58

132.(125) Bjorg Lambrecht (Bel) 41

139.(132) Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) 38

152.(144) Floris De Tier (Bel) 30

159.(160), Maarten Wynants (Bel) 27

165.(163), Louis Vervaeke (Bel) 24

170.(301) Jasper De Buyst (Bel) 21

190.(188) Jens Keukeleire (Bel) 17

Teams

++ 1. (1) Quick-Step Floors (Bel) 3648 points

2. (2) Mitchelton-Scott (Aus) 3144,99

3. (3) Movistar (Spa) 2725

4. (4) BMC (VSt) 2505,99

5. (5) BORA – hansgrohe (Germany) 2347

8. (8) Lotto Soudal (Bel) 1811

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