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Factfile: Lance Armstrong

2012-08-24 09:08
Lance Armstrong (File)
Austin - Factfile on Lance Armstrong, who said on Thursday he would not seek arbitration in the US Anti-Doping Agency case against him, prompting USADA to say it would strip him of his seven Tour de France titles and ban him for life from cycling:

Date of birth: September 18, 1971
Place of birth: Dallas (Texas)
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sport/discipline: Cycling/road

Principal victories

Stage races:


Tour de France 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Tour of Switzerland (2001), Dauphine Libere (2002, 2003)
Tour of Luxembourg (1998), Midi Libre (2002)
Tour de France: 11 participations, 7 wins, 22 individual stage wins

One-day races:

World championship road race crown 1993
United States road race crown 1993
Clasica San Sebastian 1995, Fleche Wallonne 1996

Teams:

Motorola (August 1992-1996)
Cofidis (1997)
US Postal (1998-2004)
Discovery Channel (2005)
Astana (2009)
RadioShack (2010

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