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Lance Armstrong Does Not Finish Beer Mile

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“That was not what I expected.”

Lance Armstrong attempted the Beer Mile on Sunday. It did not go well.

The cycling legend had hopes of qualifying for the inaugural Flo Track Beer Mile World Championship, but had to drop out after chugging just one beer and running one lap. (The Beer Mile is chugging a beer, running a lap on the track, and then repeating that process four times.)

Armstrong, banned for competitive cycling and triathlon, can be heard on the video saying, "That was not what I expected."

The qualifying race was held in Austin, at Yellow Jacket Stadium, the same site of the Beer Mile World Championship Dec. 3.

Lance chose to Bud Heavy as his beer of choice, following the strict guidelines that say competitors "must drink cans or bottles ... no less than 12oz." and "a minimum of 5% ABV."

"Perhaps his days with Michelob Ultra Lite put him at a disadvantage," said runner-up Patrick Hitchins. "He's probably on his way to a gas station getting some Budweisers right now and practicing his chugging. He's a competitor. I hope to see him out there again."

Lon Breitenbach won the day with a time of 6:07, placing him in the Top 100 on the all-time beer mile world record list.