Lance Armstrong to race again, now as masters swimmer


Read the Austin American-Statesman

Armstrong, who was stripped of his biggest cycling achievements last year because of doping charges, will compete at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships this weekend. The meet is hosted by Longhorn Aquatics at the Jamail Texas Swim Center.

U.S. Masters Swimming isn’t under the drug testing umbrella of the U.S. Anti Doping Agency, which gave Armstrong a lifetime ban from competition.

Rob Butcher, the executive director of masters swimming, told the American-Statesman that no one has filed a grievance objecting to Armstrong competing.

“The purpose of our organization is to encourage adults to swim,” Butcher said.

Here is him swimming last year

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