Italian Marco Pantani (2ndL) rides under an italian flag with the breakaway riders with among them German Jan Ullrich (3rdL) and the yellow jersey US Lance Armstrong (R) in the Mont Ventoux climb, southern France, 13 July 2000. Pantani won the stage ahead of Armstrong. Armstrong retains the yellow jersey.   AFP PHOTO PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo by PATRICK KOVARIK / AFP) (Photo by PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP via Getty Images)