Thu April 4, 2013
Armstrong Will Sit Out Swimming Competition
Try as he might, Lance Armstrong just can’t return to competitive sport.
Armstrong was slated to compete in the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships this weekend at the University of Texas. But the executive director of U.S. Masters Swimming tells the AP the former cyclist decided not to swim after international swimming authorities objected.
Armstrong is under a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for using performance enhancing drugs.
Armstrong, 41, had been entered to compete in the 500 meter, 1,000 meter and 1,500 meter races in the 40 to 44 age bracket.