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Who won Tour de France 2007?

Who won Tour de France 2007?

Cadel Evans
Alberto ContadorRobbie Hunter
2007 Tour de France/Winners

Who won Tour de France 2009?

Alberto Contador
2009 Tour de France/Winners

How many Tour de France did Lance Armstrong win?

seven Tour de France titles
Lance Armstrong, (born September 18, 1971, Plano, Texas, U.S.), American cyclist, who was the only rider to win seven Tour de France titles (1999–2005) but who was later stripped of all his titles after an investigation revealed that he was the key figure in a wide-ranging doping conspiracy while he compiled his Tour …

Who cheated in the Tour de France?

2012 – Lance Armstrong The scandal rocked the sporting world, which had once held up Armstrong as a darling cancer-battling philanthropist. Armstrong was stripped of his titles from August 1998 onwards, which included a whopping seven Tour de France wins, and smacked with a lifetime ban from all sports.

Where did Lance Armstrong finish in 2009?

Armstrong finished the 2009 Tour de France in third place overall, 5:24 behind the overall winner, his Astana teammate Alberto Contador.

What was special about the 2009 Tour de France?

The race had a team time trial for the first time since 2005, the shortest distance in individual time trials since 1967, and the first penultimate-day mountain stage in the Tour’s history. 2007 winner Alberto Contador won the race by a margin of 4′11″, having won both a mountain and time trial stage.

Who was likely to win the Tour de France in 2008?

Ten days before the start of the tour, Contador picked Cadel Evans as the likely winner for 2008. Shown in the table below are the riders that, according to the bookmakers in the months before the start of the 2008 Tour de France, had a chance of winning the 2008 Tour better than or equal to 25/1.

Who was the Tour de France winner in 1999?

Tour de France titles won between 1999-2005 were formerly allocated to Lance Armstrong (USA) but stripped after he was found guilty of doping. No alternative winner has been announced for these years. How do you win the Tour de France?

Who was the first person to win five Tour de France?

Anquetil, who also won in 1957, became the first to win five Tours. Anquetil’s five victories were matched when Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx won four successive Tours from 1969 to 1972 and the 1974 Tour. Merckx is the only person to have won the general, points and king of the mountains classifications in the same Tour.

Who was the solo winner of the Tour de France in 1984?

Another remarkable solo effort was Fons de Wolf during stage 14 of the 1984 Tour de France. He won the stage by 17:40 and actually came within a minute and a half of Tour favorite Laurent Fignon in the overall standings. He paid for his solo effort in the following stages however, and fell back in the standings thereafter.

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