Sport: A Grand Tour for an American

Greg LeMond wins cycling's premier race

The greatest cycling duel in the 83-year history of the Tour de France ended last week on the Champs Elysees to the unprecedented strains of The Star- Spangled Banner. Greg LeMond, 25, became the first non-European to win the premier race in this most passionately parochial of Old World sports. And the easygoing American did it by triumphing in a fratricidal war with his teammate --and friend--Bernard Hinault, 31, who has become a two-wheeled French national monument. Over 2,542 miles, traversing 76 mountains and hills in the Pyrenees and Alps, covering as much as 160 miles a day in the flats,...

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