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June 20, 2004

Other Armstrong wins women's Olympic qualifier

Elite Nationals: Armstrong, McCartney headed to Athens

It was a humdinger in Redlands, California on Saturday as the men's and women's Olympic qualifying road races were decided.

Kristin (no relation) Armstrong took the women's road race, and will have to deal with dozens of questions about whether she's THAT Kristin Armstrong. She's not. Here are photos to help keep them straight:

At left, Kristin Armstrong, separated from the 5-time Tour winner. At right, Kristin Armstrong, the triathlete headed to Athens:



Jason McCartney of HealthNet-Maxxis outsmarted a premium field to take the last spot on the US Olympic road squad. He'll join Lance Armstrong, Tyler Hamilton, Bobby Julich, and George Hincapie, assuming that everyone invited accepts.

Posted by Frank Steele on June 20, 2004 in 2004 Olympics | Permalink

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