Cycling UCI World Rank 2012 – Rui Costa Best Portuguese Ever Finishes in 10th Place

After finishing the last event of the year – Tour of Beijing – in 9th place – Portuguese Rui Costa from Movistar team ended up the season in an incredible 10th place of the UCI World Tour Ranking that envisages to consider a cyclist regularity along all the season.

Rui Costa won in 2012 the Tour of Switzerland – considered to be the 4th more important one after the Tour de France, La Vuelta a España and Il Giro di Italia – and was inside the Tour de France Top 20 final classification.

Rui Costa was the first Portuguese cyclist ever to reach the Top 10 of the UCI World Tour Ranking.

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