Tran Thanh Nhanh of Eximbank HCM City 1 took the overall yellow jersey of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tour while Le Ngoc Son of Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap won the third and final stage yesterday.
The 150km stage took riders from Vinh Long City to HCM City's Hoc Mon District. After 70km, five of the lower ranked cyclists successfully broke away from the pack, but Son reined them in with 5km to go and made it to the finish line first in a time of 3:49.22, followed by Huynh Thanh Tung of Military 7 and Do Phuoc Tuan of Vinh Binh Rice Mill.
Thanks to finishing in the leading group, Nhan took the overall yellow jersey with a combined time of 12:42.34. Nguyen Hoang Sang of ADC-Vinh Long Television and Tran Van Quyen of Military 7 came in second and third.
Eximbank HCM City 2 won the team competition with a time of 38:09.17. Military 7 were in second with 38:14.59 and Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap 2 came in third with 38:19.17.-VNS