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2017 UCI Gala awards the best Cyclists of the Year

Van Avermaet and Van der Breggen crowned 2017 WorldTour champions. Team Sky and Boels Dolmans top teams rankings

In the last two years, the UCI has held the Gala in the United Arab Emirates, after the Abu Dhabi Tour. This time, the race in Emir moved to the beginning of the year, and the occasion was the first edition of the Tour of Guangxi in China.

Traditionally, the awards go to the top three cyclists in the WorldTour rankings - Anne Van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans), Annemiek Van Vleuten (Orica-Scott) and Karenzyna Niezniadomej (WM3 Pro Cycling) and Greg Van Avermaet (BMC), Christopher Froome (Team Sky) and Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb).

The world champions (Peter Sagan and Tom Dumoulin, Chantal Blaak and Annemiek Van Vleuten ), Tour Dumoulin and Christopher Froome, and the  winners of rainbow jerseys - Shawn Morelli (Cat. C4), Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal (B), Sergei Semochkin (T1) and Luca Mazzone (H2).

2017 UCI Winners

• The winner of the individual UCI WorldTour: Greg Van Avermaet (BEL - BMC Racing Team)
• Second place in the individual UCI WorldTour: Christopher Froome (GBR - Team Sky)
• Third place in the individual UCI WorldTour: Tom Dumoulin (NED - Team Sunweb)
• Winner of the UCI WorldTour team ranking: Team Sky

• The UCI Women's WorldTour: Anna van der Breggen (NED - Boels Dolmans Cycling Team)
• The UCI Women's WorldTour Second Place: Annabelle Van Vleuten (NED - Orica Scott)
• The UCI Women's WorldTour Third Place: Katarzyna Niewiadoma
• Winner of the UCI Women's WorldTour ranking team: Boels Dolmans Cycling Team

• UCI Women's WorldTour Junior Winner: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (DEN - Cervélo-Bigla Pro Cycling Team)

• World Champion UCI elite men: Peter Sagan (SVK)
• World Champion UCI elite women: Chantal Blaak (NED)
• World Champion UCI elite men - Time Trial: Tom Dumoulin (NED)
• World Champion UCI elite women - Time Trial: Annemiek van Vleuten (NED)
• UCI World Champions, Team Sunweb
• UCI World Masters, team-mates : Team Sunweb

• Winner of the Giro d'Italia: Tom Dumoulin (NED - Team Sunweb)
• Winner of the Tour de France: Christopher Froome (GBR - Team Sky)
• Vuelta Ciclista and España Winner: Christopher Froome (GBR - Team Sky)

• UCI World Champion, individual rider for the time and start of the common elite of women (C4): Shawn Morelli (USA)
• UCI world champion, women's individual elite rider (B): Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal (IRL) )
• UCI world Champion, individual time trial and the start of a common elite men (T1): Sergei Semochkin (RUS)
• UCI world Champion, individual time trial and the start of a common elite men (H2): Luca Mazzone (ITA)

Van Avermaet and Van der Breggen crowned 2017 WorldTour champions. Team Sky and Boels Dolmans top teams rankings