HCM CITY (VNS) — Cyclist Tran Van Quyen secured his win at the Ben Tre Television Cycling Tournament yesterday.
The Military Zone 7 rider finished first in the fourth 145km stage – from Long Xuyen City to Ha Tien Town – within the time of 3hr 57.03min.
It was Quyen's third win in a row, which has helped him to consolidate his top position in the green jersey race. Quyen now has 91 points, leaving his closet rival far behind with a distance of 11 points.
Tang Chi Hung of ADC-Television finished second during yesterday's race and jumped to the leading place in the overall rankings. He spent a total time of 10:03.04 to complete the stage.
Ha Thanh Tam of An Giang Plant Protection was down to second, followed by Dong.
ADC-Vinh Long Television maintained its position as the leading team ahead of Military Zone 7 and Domesco Dong Thap 1.
The next stage of the tournament will take place today and involves a distance of 150km from Ha Tien to Thot Not District of Can Tho Province. — VNS