Armstrong ninth in Cape Argus ride

Lance Armstrong, Tour of Murcia 2010

Lance Armstrong's South African debut didn't go to plan on Sunday when the RadioShack leader failed to set up victory for team-mate Daryl Impey in the Cape Argus n Pick n Pay Cycle Tour.

The RadioShack duo were part of the 12-strong group which went away with 30 kilometres to ride but at the finish Impey could only manage third behind fellow South Africans Malcolm Lange and Christoff Van Heerden with Armstrong tailing home in ninth at six seconds.

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