AN GIANG (VNS) — Ha Thanh Tam yesterday claimed the second stage of the "Return to the Countryside" cycling tour, also known as the An Giang Plant Protection Cup.
Tam, from Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang, beat Phan Hoang Thai of Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap to the finish line to win the stage in a time of 2:59.58 over the 110km stage from Kien Tuong Town to Thanh Binh District in Dong Thap Province. Tran Nguyen Duy Nhan of Military Zone 7 finished third.
Tam retains the yellow jersey with a best overall time of 4:42.53 after two stages.
In the team competition, Military Zone 7 have taken the lead with a time of 14:09.57, followed by An Giang.
Today, cyclists will compete across the third stage from Cao Lanh City in Dong Thap to Tieu Can District in Tra Vinh Province. — VNS