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  Saturday, 6 July, 2002, 19:23 GMT 20:23 UK
Armstrong sets pace
Prologue, Luxembourg

Lance Armstrong gets off to a good start as the Tour begins with the prologue stage
Three-time winner Lance Armstrong sets off on the opening stage as he aims for a fourth win

Luxemborg's Benoit Joachim gets the signal to start the prologue while Armstrong speeds up
Luxemborg's Benoit Joachim gets the signal to start the prologue while Armstrong speeds along

Luxemborg's Benoit Joachim (left) and Victor Hugo Pena of Colombia get their 2002 Tour de France campaigns under way
Joachim and Colombia's Victor Hugo Pena during the prologue of the 89th Tour de France

Lampre rider Raimondas Rumsas is three seconds off lthe leading time of Lance Armstrong
Lithuania's Raimondas Rumsas cycles his way into third place overall after a solid performance

Laurent Jalabert completes the seven km individual time trial two seconds behind Armstrong to end the stage in second place
France's Laurent Jalabert finishes two seconds behind leader Armstrong to take the green jersey

America's Lance Armstrong wears the yellow jersey after posting the quickest tim in the time trial in Luxembourg
US Postal rider Lance Armstrong storms to victory completing the seven km in just over nine minutes


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