Lance Armstrong

Lance Edward Armstrong (born September 18, 1971) is an American umwhile professional road racin cyclist. He previously won the Tour de France seiven consecutive times frae 1999 tae 2005, but wis stripped o those victories in 2012 efter a pertractit dopin scandal.

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong (Tour Down Under 2009).jpg
Armstrong prior tae the 2009 Tour Down Under
Personal information
Full nameLance Edward Armstrong
NicknameLe Boss[1] Big Tex[2]
BornLance Edward Gunderson
(1971-09-18) 18 September 1971 (age 49)
Plano, Texas, U.S.
Hicht1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[3]
Wecht75 kg (165 lb)[3]
Team information
Rider teepAll-Rounder
Amateur team(s)
1991US Naitional Team
Perfaisional team(s)
1998–2004US Postal
2005Discovery Channel
2010–2011Team RadioShack
Major wins
Ane-day races an Clessics
Warld Cyclin Champion (1993)
US Naitional Cyclin Champion (1993)
Clásica de San Sebastián (1995)
La Flèche Wallonne (1996)


  1. Fotheringham, William (2011). Cyclopedia: It's All about the Bike. Chicago Review Press. p. 18. ISBN 1-56976-948-6.
  2. Reilly, Rick (July 5, 2010). "Armstrong keeps passing tests". Retrieved May 12, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Tour de France 2009 - Rider -22- Lance ARMSTRONG". Retrieved 2012-11-10.