Lance armstrong

lance armstrong

What did Lance Armstrong do?

Lance Edward Armstrong ( né Gunderson; born September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. Armstrong was stripped of his seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005 after a doping investigation and his admission to using performance enhancing drugs.

Why did Lance Armstrong lose his Tour de France title?

Once considered a gigantic sports personality, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after it was discovered he was doping. Initially, the cyclist had denied it but finally came clean in an interview with Oprah in 2013.

What is Lance Armstrong’s real name?

His given name was Lance Edward Gunderson, though his last name changed to Armstrong when he was two years old after his stepfather, Terry Keith Armstrong, adopted him. Lance began his sports career as a swimmer when he was 12 years old.

What happened to Lance Armstrong in the 1996 Olympics?

Armstrongs successes were much the same in 1996. He became the first American to win the La Flèche Wallonne and again won the Tour DuPont. However, he was able to compete for only five days in the Tour de France. In the 1996 Olympic Games, he finished 6th in the time trial and 12th in the road race.

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