Armstrong says 2010 Tour will be last

Updated: Jun 29, 2010, 08:51 AM IST

Paris: This year`s Tour de France will be his last, seven-times champion Lance Armstrong has said.

The American made the announcement via his Twitter account that the gruelling event, which begins on Saturday with an 8.9km prologue in Rotterdam, would be his last.

"This will be final Tour de France," Armstrong said in his `tweet`. "It`s been a great ride. Looking forward to three great weeks.

"Doh, sorry, meant `my final Tour," he added to clarify.

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