Lance Armstrong Finishes First Stage in Tour of Murcia


Lance Armstrong finished 46th in the first stage of the Tour of Murcia, reports Robert Hunter of Garmin-Transitions won the stage, a 103-mile ride around the coastal town of San Pedro del Pinatar. Armstrong is using the five-day race along the southeasternMediterranean coast of Spain as training for the Tour de France. TheTexan, who rides for his new Team RadioShack, is looking to improve histime trial performance on Saturday.

Check out our Armstrong interview King of Pain from the February 2009 issue.

–Stayton Bonner