Lance Armstrong

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong Full Name: Lance Armstrong [Lance Gunderson]
Nationality: American

Profession: Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Why Famous: American professional road cyclist who won a (then) record 7 Tour de France titles before being stripped of these and barred from all professional sport for using illicit performance-enhancing drugs. Also known for founding the Lance Armstrong Foundation (now Livestrong) for people affected by cancer after surviving testicular cancer himself.

Born: September 18, 1971 (45 years old)
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plano, Texas, USA

Married Life

  • 1998-05-01 Cyclist Lance Armstrong weds Kristin Richard (divorced 2003)

Historical Events in the Life of Lance Armstrong

  • 1999-07-25 86th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2000-07-23 87th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2001-07-29 88th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2002-07-28 89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2003-07-16 11th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Serena Williams win
  • 2003-07-27 90th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2004-07-18 12th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Diana Taurasi win
  • 2004-07-25 91st Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2005-07-17 13th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sorenstam win
  • 2005-07-24 92nd Tour de France: no winner; Lance Armstrong retires after winning a record seventh consecutive victory but disqualified in 2012 for doping
  • 2006-07-16 14th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sorenstam win
  • 2012-08-29 The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles
  • 2012-10-17 Lance Armstrong loses a host of endorsements in the wake of his doping scandal
  • 2013-01-19 Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories

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