Ex-teammate Hamilton expects 'disgraced' Armstrong to fight back

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 10:50 hrs

Lance Armstrong's former team-mate Tyler Hamilton believes the American cyclist won't sit silent for long and expects a fight back from the banned athlete.

Armstrong was earlier this year stripped of his seven Tour titles and lost most of his sponsors after the US Anti-Doping Agency said he had been at the front of a systematic doping programme, Sport 24 reports.

Hamilton was in the same US Postal team as Armstrong from 1999 to 2001 and helped him to three of the Tour titles, but later accused him of doping during this time, it added.

Hamilton said Armstrong is a very strong person and some one who believes he can carry the whole world on its shoulder.

He added that since Armstrong has lost all his title, he wouldn't stay quite for long and will do anything to reclaim his glory days. (ANI)

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