Three-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong will make his seasonal debut at the Milan-San Remo classic on March 23, his U.S. Postal team told AFP on Friday.
Armstrong had been due to compete in this week’s Tour of Murcia in Spain but withdrew with a stomach bug and now has switched his attention to Milan-San Remo. “Lance will race Milan-San Remo for his European season debut,” USA Postal team director Dirk Demol told AFP on Friday.
“Then he’ll take part in the Criterium international (March 30-31), then the Tour of Flanders (April 7) and then also the Gand-Wevelgem (April 10),” Demol added.
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