March, 15 2014 09:52:00

That claims Open yellow jersey

Nguyen Thi That wins the Open yellow jersey. — Photo Quang Nhut

HA NOI (VNS)— Nguyen Thi That claimed the Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Open yesterday with a total time of 18:05.16 after eight stages. That, of the Vinh Binh-An Giang Rice team, also won the green jersey as the fastest sprinter.

"I am very happy with the result. I would like to thank my trainers and team for their support over the final stages.

Truong Thi Bich Nhien of Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap 2 had the yellow jersey after stage 2, but we recovered and defended this title successfully," said That.

The white jersey award for the best young rider went to Dong Thap's Nhien.

The winner of the final stage yesterday was Jutatip Manee-phan of Thailand who clocked a time of 2:20.57 in the 93km race from Ba Ria City in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province to Thu Dau Mot City in Binh Duong Province.

In the team event, Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap 2 came out on top, followed by the Thai team and Binh Duong Water Supply-Drainage and Environment 1.

The event attracted 70 cyclists from 11 local teams as well as teams from Japan, Thailand and Malaysia.

The annual tournament aimed at providing local cyclists with an opportunity to hone their professional skills and gain experience from foreign competitors in preparation for regional and international competitions. — VNS

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