Cycling Career Highlights
Lance Armstrong, USA Born :1971 in Plano, Texas. After a surprising victory in the World Champion in his early 20`s, his remarkable and courageous recovery from cancer to winner of the Tour de France has brought him great acclaim. His transformation from an strong, impetuous one day rider to a complete tour rider reflects his great determination. In 2004 he exceeded the Pantheon of 5 time Tour Winners - Anquetil, Merckx, Hinault, Indurain with his sixth consecutive overall victory and in 2005 achieved a seventh win - a feat likely to be unsurpassed. In 2009 he returned to the sport after a 3 year lay-off and his 3rd place in the 2009 Tour de France was a testimony to his drive and dedication. His career was eventually tarnished and besmirched by the revelation that his success had been the result of doping. All of his 7 Tour de France titles have been deleted from the records.

 

Major Victories

1991:
Settimana Lombardi
1992:
1993:
Trofeo Laigueglia
World Champion
1994:
1995:

Tour de France: Stage 18
San Sebastian Classic
1996:
Fleche Wallone Classic

1997:
1998:
1999:
Tour de France: Overall *

Tour de France: Prologue (Time Trial) *
Tour de France: Stage 8 (Time Trial) *
Tour de France: Stage 19 (Time Trial) *
Tour of Luxembourg *
2000:
Tour de France: Overall *

Tour de France: Stage 19 (Time Trial) *
Grand Prix Time Trial *
Eddy Merckx Time Trial with Ekimov (Russia) *
2001:
Tour de France: Overall *

Tour de France: Stage 10 *
Tour de France: Stage 11 (Time Trial) *
Tour de France: Stage 13 *
Tour de France: Stage 18 (Time Trial) *
Tour of Switzerland *
2002:
Tour de France: Overall *
Tour de France: Prologue (Time Trial) *
Tour de France: Stage 11 *
Tour de France: Stage 12 *
Tour de France: Stage 19 (Time Trial) *
Dauphine Libere *
Midi Libre *
2003:
Tour de France: Overall *
Tour de France: Stage 15 *
Dauphine Libere *
2004:
Tour de France: Overall *

Tour de France: Stage 13 *
Tour de France: Stage 15 *
Tour de France: Stage 16 (Time Trial) *
Tour de France: Stage 17 *
Tour de France: Stage 19 (Time Trial) *
Tour of Georgia *
2005:
Tour de France: Overall *

Tour de France: Stage 20 (Time Trial) *

* Victories deleted from the records