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  2. List of Tour de France general classification winners - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of the Tour de France general classification winners. The Tour de France is an annual road bicycle race held over 23 days in July. Established in 1903 by newspaper L'Auto, the Tour is the most well-known and prestigious of cycling's three "Grand Tours"; the others are the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España. The race usually covers approximately 3,500 kilometres, passing through France and neighbouring countries such as Belgium. The race is broken into day-long stages...

    The Tour de France was established in 1903 by the newspaper L'Auto, in an attempt to increase its sales. The first race was won by Frenchman Maurice Garin. He won again the next year, but was disqualified after allegations that he had been transported by car or rail arose. Henri Cornet became the winner after the dispute was settled; he is the youngest to win the Tour. Following the scandals in 1904, the scoring system was changed from being time-based to a point-based system, in which the cycli

    A. ^ Bjarne Riis has admitted to doping during the 1996 Tour de France. The organizers of the Tour de France have stated that they no longer consider him to be the winner, although Union Cycliste Internationale has so far refused to change the official status owing to the amount of time that has passed since his win. Jan Ullrich was placed second on the podium in Paris.

  3. List of Tour de France winners - Simple English Wikipedia ...

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    Apr 16, 2021 · A. ^ Bjarne Riis has admitted to doping during the 1996 Tour de France. The organizers of the Tour de France said that they no longer consider him to be the winner. However, Union Cycliste Internationale has so far refused to change the official status because a lot of time has passed since his win. Jan Ullrich was placed second on the podium ...

  4. Greg LeMond - Wikipedia

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    Apr 16, 2021 · Gregory James LeMond (born June 26, 1961) is an American former professional road racing cyclist, entrepreneur, and anti-doping advocate.A two-time winner of the Road Race World Championship (1983 and 1989) and a three-time winner of the Tour de France (1986, 1989, and 1990), LeMond is considered by many to be the greatest American cyclist of all time, one of the great all-round cyclists of ...

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    • "L'Americain", "LeMonster"
    • 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
    • 67 kg (148 lb; 10 st 8 lb)
  5. Lance Armstrong - Wikipedia

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    Apr 11, 2021 · Lance Edward Armstrong (né Gunderson; September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist.He was known for winning the Tour de France seven consecutive times, from 1999 to 2005, the most in the event's history, after recovering from testicular cancer.

    • Lance Edward Armstrong
    • Le Boss, Big Tex
    • 1.77 m (5 ft 9 ¹⁄₂ in)
    • 75 kg (165 lb)
  6. Doping at the Tour de France - Wikipedia

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    Apr 16, 2021 · Status of Tour de France winners since 1961 14 of the 25 most recent winners (56%) have either failed tests or have confessed to have used doping. Together with those who failed tests but never sanctioned, 68% of the winners evidently used doping as detailed in the table below.

  7. Tour DuPont - Wikipedia

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    Apr 16, 2021 · During the eight-year history of the race as both the Tour de Trump and the Tour DuPont, it was won twice by Mexican rider Raúl Alcalá and twice by American Lance Armstrong. The race was cited as evidence of Richmond, Virginia 's ability to host international cycle racing when the city successfully bid for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

  8. Lance Armstrong - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Apr 16, 2021 · Tour de France (overall, 4 stage wins) Tour de Suisse (overall, 2 stage wins) 2002 - U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team Tour de France (overall, 4 stage wins) Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (Stage 6) GP du Midi Libre (overall) Profronde van Stiphout (post-Tour criterium) 2003 - US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team Tour de France (overall, 1 ...

  9. Apr 08, 2021 · McNulty came second on the opening day time-trial and has been riding as a foil with Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar, who is now fifth overall at 43sec. The 23-year-old from Phoenix, Arizona is...

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