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The American Swimming Association, llc (ASA) announced today that Lance Armstrong has been banned for life from competing in any ASA sanctioned or hosted event. Armstrong competed as part of the SwimStrong team in the 2011 and 2012 Lake Travis Relay. The Lake Travis Relay has been listed as one of the Top 10 Recreation Events in Austin, it is in the Top 50 Open Water Events in the USA and the Top 100 Open Water Events in the World.
Armstrong’s team finished first overall in the 2011 event and second in 2012. SwimStrong team has been disqualified and the results for both years have been adjusted accordingly.