Armstrong Wins a Record Sixth Tour de France

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Lance Armstrong won a record sixth straight Tour de France.

hide captionLance Armstrong won a record sixth straight Tour de France.

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Lance Armstrong on his way to a six-straight win in the Tour de France. Credit: Reuters

hide captionLance Armstrong on his way to a six-straight win in the Tour de France.

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American cyclist Lance Armstrong wins the Tour de France in Paris, setting a new record with six victories. The final margin between Armstrong and his nearest competitor, German Andreas Kloden, was 6 minutes, 19 seconds.

Last year's runner-up, Jan Ullrich, placed fourth in the three-week race, behind Ivan Basso. Hear NPR's Brian Naylor and John Wilcockson of Velo News.

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