Chrissie Wellington “Angry” At Lance Armstrong

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  • Published Mar 6, 2013
Photo: Kurt Hoy

Four-time Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington, 36, retired undefeated after 13 straight successes over the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run distance.

And she believes the disgraced cyclist would “sully” the sport of triathlon.

Wellington said: “I am angry. Angry at Lance — and others — for doping. Angry at his perpetual lies, defamations and deceit. Angry that he hurt, bullied, coerced, manipulated, corrupted, insulted, sued and cheated.

“I believe that Lance’s participation in triathlon would sully the reputation of our sport and undermine its fragile credibility.

“When questioned, he made his actions seem banal, like pumping up his tyres or ensuring he had a water bottle in his bike cage.”

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