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  Monday, 15 July, 2002, 15:03 GMT 16:03 UK
Botero upsets Armstrong
Tour de France, stage nine
Lanester to Lorient (52km)

Botero surprised most race observers by beating Armstrong into second place
Santiago Botero was 11 seconds faster than Lance Armstrong on the 52 km course

Armstrong lost a long distance time trail for the first time in four years
Armstrong lost a long distance time trail for the first time in four years

Colombia's Santiago Botero wins  stage nine
Colombia's Santiago Botero wins stage nine after completing the trail in a time of 1h02'18

Lance Armstrong was expected to take this stage but was 10 seconds behind Botero
Despite this surprise defeat Armstrong is second overall in the race

Botero set a strong time that could not be matched
Botero shows his delight as his victory is confirmed

David Millar is the best young rider in the Tour
Britain's David Millar holds the white jersey as the Tour's best young rider and is seventh overall

Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano's fourth place was enough for him to hold on to the top spot
Armstrong's surprise defeat means Spain's Igor González de Galdeano holds onto the yellow jersey
All the actiion from the world's greatest bike race

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