Lance Armstrong will race again, as a swimmer

www.statesman.com Published: April 3, 2013
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Lance Armstrong is back racing, but this time he'll be competing against middle-aged swimmers.

Armstrong, who was stripped of his biggest cycling achievements last year because of doping charges, will compete at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships this weekend in Austin, Texas.



U.S. Masters Swimming isn't under the drug-testing umbrella of the U.S. Anti Doping Agency, which gave Armstrong a lifetime ban from competition and stripped him of his seven Tour de France titles last August. Armstrong confessed to using drugs and performance-enhancing methods in January during an interview with television personality Oprah Winfrey, but he declined to cooperate with USADA's investigation.


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