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Ullrich resigned to fall short to Armstrong again

Updated: July 18, 2005, 2:24 PM ET
Reuters

PAU, France -- Five-time Tour de France runner-up Jan Ullrich is settling for another podium place after again being overshadowed by Lance Armstrong.

"Now my goal is to make it on the podium," said the 1997 Tour champion, who is fourth overall, 5 minutes, 58 seconds behind the American six-time champion.

Ullrich has only missed out on a podium finish once in his seven previous Tour participations. That was last year when he finished fourth behind T-Mobile teammate Andreas Kloeden and Italy's ...

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