Having never won a major title in the sport or even competed since his cycling doping confessions three years ago, Lance Armstrong remains arguably the most controversial name in tri.
Whilst others had respect for Armstrong’s ability regardless of his past, or claimed that his presence could actually strengthen testing procedures in tri:
For others it was simply a straightforward ‘no’, with potential damage to triathlon’s image cited as one of the reasons:
Others believed the furore surrounding Armstrong has gone on too long, and regardless of what happens it’s time for sport, and the triathlon community, to move on:
Look out for more opinion and coverage of the Lance Armstrong debate on our website in the new year – for now, do you have anything more to add to the points made above?