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Triathlete.com Poll: Lance Armstrong Ineligible To Compete In Triathlons

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Jun 14, 2012
  • Updated Jun 15, 2012 at 3:32 PM UTC
Photo: Kurt Hoy

Yesterday it was announced that seven-time Tour De Frace winner Lance Armstrong is being investigated by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Because of the investigation, the World Triathlon Corporation (owners of Ironman) has said Armstrong is ineligible to compete in their events.

Armstrong had competed in five half-Ironman events, winning two of them, and had planned on racing in June 24′s Ironman France triathlon. A podium finish there would likely have earned him enough points to qualify for October’s Ironman World Championship.

We want to know, what’s your take on the situation?

 

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