Armstrong shows strong in Tour opener despite age and accusations

Lance Armstrong Tour de France 2010 prologue

Lance Armstrong arrived in Rotterdam to show that he is ready to play for the Tour de France's overall victory. Despite being 38 years old and recent allegations of doping during his career, the American finished fourth behind Fabian Cancellara by 22 seconds.

"Last year, I had the Giro d'Italia, a one-month break and then the Tour. This year I had the crash, but at least I had the races in June. Racing in June, closer to the Tour is a better route for me," said Armstrong of team RadioShack.

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