Lance Armstrong Takes Runner Up at Ironman 70.3 Panama

“I was very surprised, to say the least,” Lance Armstrong said after his incredible runner-up finish at today’s Ironman 70.3 Panama. “It was a completely new experience for me. I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know strategically how these races go down, so I tried to feel my way out on the bike and basically take a crash course in 70.3s.” New Zealand’s Bevan Docherty and Canadian Angela Naeth took the titles at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Panama. Docherty, a two-time Olympic medalist, was second out of the water and seventh off the bike, and came across the finish line at 3:50:13, less than a minute ahead of seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong (USA). Naeth, who was 16th out of the water and second off the bike, won with a time of 4:15:31. Read more at:

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