On the strength of her victory at the Koksijde World Cup, American champion Katie Compton now leads the UCI Standings with 1,980 points while Belgian Kevin Pauwels 's lead in the men's standings shrunk to only 19 points on Sven Nys.
The top 5 in the elite men's ranking are still owned by the Belgian. With his win at Koksijde, Belgian champion Nys closed down the gap to Pauwels who has been struggling in the past few weeks. World champion Niels Albert remains in third followed by Klaas Vantornout who jumped two spots to fourth. Tom Meeusen rounds off the top 5. Former world champion Zdenek Stybar, who is now focusing on road, is slowly tumbling down the standings. Highest placed American in the standings, US champion Jeremy Powers slipped one spot and is now in 11th place.
Belgian Wietse Bosmans is the highest-placed under23 rider, in 17th place followed by Mike Teunissen of the Netherlands, in 28th place. Zach McDonald is the third highest-ranked under-23 American rider in the standings, in 40th place.
World champion Marianne Vos, of the Netherlands, moved down to second spot, 40 points behind World Cup leader Compton in the elite women's rankings. Retired Daphny Van Den Brand dropped out of the top 5 and is now in 6th place. European champion Helen Wyman is in third place followed by Belgian champion Sanne Cant and fellow brit Nikki Harris.
Undefeated this season so far, world champion Mathieu Van der Poel of the Netherlands owns the top of the junior men's ranking. American champion Logan Owen moved up two spots to fourth place and Curtis White is now in 8th. There are no Canadian juniors in the standings. The junior rankings is based on the season calendar and does not use a rolling 12-month calendar.
Unsurprinsingly, Belgian leads the elite men's nation rankings with 6,135 points followed the Czech Republic with 2,627 points and the Netherlands with 2,437, The United States moved up one spot to fourth place. elgium also leads the under-23 men nation ranking with 1,282 points. For the elite women ranking, the Netherlands is on top with 4,730 points, Great Britain is second with 3,908 points and the United States, third, with 3,079 points. Finally, the Netherlands lead the junior men with 247 points followed by Belgium and the United States.
Complete rankings available here.
Top 15 Elite Men on 2012/2013 UCI Ranking published 27 November 2012
1 (1) Kevin Pauwels (Belgium ) 2089 points
2 (2) Sven Nys (Belgium ) 2070 points
3 (3) Niels Albert (Belgium ) 1976 points
4 (6) Klaas Vantornout (Belgium ) 1563 points
5 (5) Tom Meeusen (Belgium ) 1389 points
6 (4) Zdenek Stybar (Czech Republic ) 1310 points
7 (7) Bart Aernouts (Belgium ) 1211 points
8 (9) Lars Van Der Haar (Netherlands ) 1168 points
9 (8) Francis Mourey (France ) 1155 points
10 (12) Rob Peeters (Belgium ) 1035 points
11 (10) Jeremy Powers (United States ) 995 points
12 (11) Radomir Simunek (Czech Republic ) 990 points
13 (14) Simon Zahner (Switzerland ) 754 points
14 (17) Thijs Van Amerongen (Netherlands ) 716 points
15 (15) Bart Wellens (Belgium ) 715 points
Top 15 Elite Women on 2012/2013 UCI Ranking published 27 November 2012
1 (2) Katherine Compton (United States ) 35 points
2 (1) Marianne Vos (Netherlands ) 26 points
3 (4) Helen Wyman (Great Britain ) 32 points
4 (5) Sanne Cant (Belgium ) 23 points
5 (6) Nikki Harris (Great Britain ) 27 points
6 (3) Daphny Van Den Brand (Netherlands ) 35 points
7 (7) Sanne Van Paassen (Netherlands ) 25 points
8 (8) Lucie Chainel-Lefevre (France ) 30 points
9 (10) Jasmin Achermann (Switzerland ) 24 points
10 (11) Pavla Havlikova (Czech Republic ) 30 points
11 (9) Sophie De Boer (Netherlands ) 23 points
12 (13) Katerina Nash (Czech Republic ) 36 points
13 (14) Gabriella Day (Great Britain ) 29 points
14 (12) Kaitlin Antonneau (United States ) 21 points
15 (16) Arenda Grimberg (Netherlands ) 35 points
Top 10 Junior Men on 2012/2013 UCI Ranking published 27 November 2012
1 (1) Mathieu Van Der Poel (Netherlands ) 180 points
2 (2) Quinten Hermans (Belgium ) 98 points
3 (3) Martijn Budding (Netherlands ) 64 points
4 (6) Logan Owen (United States ) 55 points
5 (4) Nicolas Cleppe (Belgium ) 47 points
6 (5) Clement Russo (France ) 42 points
7 (7) Yannick Peeters (Belgium ) 35 points
8 (9) Curtis White (United States ) 33 points
9 (11) Karel Pokorny (Czech Republic ) 29 points
10 (8) Gioele Bertolini (Italy ) 20 points
The UCI rankings are calculated on a rolling 12-month calendar (except for juniors) and published 12 times during the season. Read more on how the UCI rankings are calculated.