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At age 16, Armstrong began competing as a triathlete and was a national sprint-course triathlon champion in 19.

He won the Clásica de San Sebastián in 1995, followed by an overall victory in the penultimate Tour Du Pont and a handful of stage victories in Europe, including the stage to Limoges in the Tour de France, three days after the death of his teammate Fabio Casartelli, who crashed on the descent of the Col de Portet d'Aspet on the 15th stage. He became the first American to win the La Flèche Wallonne and again won the Tour Du Pont.In 2012, a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) investigation concluded that Armstrong had used performance-enhancing drugs over the course of his career As a result, he was stripped of all of his achievements from August 1998 onward, including his seven Tour de France titles.He also received a lifetime ban from all sports that follow the World Anti-Doping Code—ending his competitive career.In the 1987–1988 Tri-Fed/Texas ("Tri-Fed" was the former name of USA Triathlon), Armstrong was ranked the number-one triathlete in the 19-and-under group; second place was Chann Mc Rae, who became a US Postal Service cycling teammate and the 2002 USPRO national champion.Armstrong's total points in 1987 as an amateur were better than those of five professionals ranked higher than he was that year.Armstrong retired from racing at the end of the 2005 Tour de France, but returned to competitive cycling with the Astana team in January 2009, finishing third in the 2009 Tour de France later that year.

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