Lance Armstrong

1971 - Today

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Lance Edward Armstrong (né Gunderson; born September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. Regarded as a sports icon for winning the Tour de France seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005, he was later stripped of all his titles when an investigation revealed that he was the key figure in a wide-ranging doping conspiracy called the Lance Armstrong doping case. At age 16, Armstrong began competing as a triathlete and was a national sprint-course triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lance Armstrong has received more than 10,544,876 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Lance Armstrong is the 10th most popular cyclist (down from 7th in 2019), the 1,620th most popular biography from United States (down from 991st in 2019) and the most popular American Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Lance Armstrong ranks 10 out of 1,212Before him are Gino Bartali, Maurice Garin, Tom Simpson, Bernard Hinault, Raymond Poulidor, and Miguel Induráin. After him are Rik Van Looy, Federico Bahamontes, Henri Cornet, Charly Gaul, Felice Gimondi, and Philippe Thys.

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Among people born in 1971, Lance Armstrong ranks 17Before him are Idina Menzel, Mark Wahlberg, Kim Jong-nam, Ewan McGregor, Dolores O'Riordan, and Snoop Dogg. After him are Fabien Barthez, Andy Whitfield, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Selena, Jari Litmanen, and Sofia Coppola.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lance Armstrong ranks 1,620 out of 15,968Before him are Tobey Maguire (1975), Donna Haraway (1944), James Ellroy (1948), James Irwin (1930), Creighton Abrams (1914), and Samuel C. C. Ting (1936). After him are Lil Wayne (1982), Joseph Greenberg (1915), Joey Ramone (1951), Bo Diddley (1928), Josh Brolin (1968), and Kenneth G. Wilson (1936).

Among CYCLISTS In United States

Among cyclists born in United States, Lance Armstrong ranks 1After him are Greg LeMond (1961), Floyd Landis (1975), Levi Leipheimer (1973), Andrew Hampsten (1962), Tyler Hamilton (1971), George Hincapie (1973), Tommy Godwin (1920), Bobby Julich (1971), Connie Carpenter-Phinney (1957), Tejay van Garderen (1988), and Kristin Armstrong (1973).

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