Contador finishes at top of UCI ranking

Alberto Contador wins, Tour de France 2009, stage 15

With the Tour of Lombardy completed, it's now official: Alberto Contador will finish the year at the top of the UCI World Ranking.

The Spaniard assumed a commanding lead after his victory in the Tour de France. Much boosted by this result, his current team Astana - currently scrapping for ProTour status after losing a raft of team members and backroom staff to Radio Shack - also finished at the head of the team rankings.

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