Cycling

Factfile: Lance Armstrong

2012-10-22 13:49
Lance Armstrong (Gallo Images)
Geneva - Lance Armstrong's factfile after the International Cycling (UCI) on Monday upheld a US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) decision to ban him for life and strip him of his record seven Tour de France victories.

Now, only the Texan's results before August 1998 stand.

Name: Lance Armstrong
Date of birth: September 18, 1971
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77m
Weight: 72kg

Personal

Armstrong is the father of five children.

Lives in Austin, Texas.

Career

1992 to 2005; 2009 to 2011

Major wins: Nil

Stage wins:

Tour de France: two stages (1993, 1995)
Tour de Luxembourg: 1998
Tour DuPont: 1995, 1996

Other races:

World champion 1993
US Champion 1993
Clasica San Sebastian 1995, Fleche Wallonne 1996

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