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Anh wins stage, leads tour

Update: April, 17/2015 - 08:44

Veteran Do Tuan Anh won the seventh stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCM CITY (VNS) — Veteran Do Tuan Anh won the seventh stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday.

Anh sprinted to the finish with a time of 1hr 44.26min over the 70km from Dong Ha City of Quang Tri Province to Hue City.

Tran Van Quyen of Military Zone 7 and Le Van Duan from VUS-HCM City came second and third.

It was Anh's second victory of the day in which cyclists competed in two stages. Anh also won the 110km sixth stage from Dong Hoi City in Quang Binh Province to Road War Martyrs Cemetery.

After stage seven, Ho Huynh Van An of Military Zone 7 took the yellow jersey with total time of 17:43.02.

Nguyen Quoc Dinh of Ben Tre and Nguyen Minh Viet from BTV Binh Duong were second and third in overall ranking.

Anh's outstanding performance helped him snatch the green jersey for the best cyclist from Nguyen Vu Linh of Domesco Dong Thap. Anh has bagged 46 points.

Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang stayed strongly on top of team ranking with a time of 53:12.48. Military Zone 7 and Domesco Dong Thap teams are close behind.

The 42km eighth stage today is a 20-lap run over Trang Tien and Phu Xuan bridges in Hue City. — VNS

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