The Discovery Channel team has announced its line-up for Paris-Nice which runs from Sunday March 6 to Sunday March 13. As previously announced, Lance Armstrong will be part of the squad, along with Tom Danielson, Paolo Savoldelli, and Yaroslav Popovych.
This will be Armstrong's first start in Paris-Nice since 1999, when he used the race as a training run on the way to returning to Paris in July as winner of his first Tour de France. He finished second to Laurent Jalabert in 1996 when riding for Motorola and won a stage in 1995.
The full Discovery Channel line-up for Paris-Nice is: Lance Armstrong, Jose Azevedo, Manuel Beltran, Tom Danielson, Viatcheslav Ekimov, Paolo Savoldelli, Yaroslav Popovych, Chechu Rubiera.