Sunday, July 26, 2009

Le Tour De France WINNER!! Alberto Contador

The Top Five For The 2009 Tour de France:
Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana
Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank
Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana
Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin – Slipstream
Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank

Alberto Contador Won I knew he would way to go Contador and Spain. The 2009 winner for Tour de France bicycle race is Alberto Contador from Spain. This is Contador's second timing winning the race. The first time he won the first place for the Tour de France was in 2007.
Contador also won the 2008 Giro d'Italia, Vuelta a España race. He is the fifth bicycle racer so far to win all three Grand Tour road cycling races. He is the first Spaniard to accomplish winning all three road races.United States seven time winner of the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong, placed third this year. Armstrong, 37, came back after taking a little over 3 years off from racing.
Andy Schleck from Luxembourg, placed second overall. His father Johnny Schleck raced in the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España between between 1965 and 1974. His brother is Fränk Schleck who also is a professional racer and was in the this year's Tour de France alongside Andy as part of the Team Saxo Bank.

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