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Tai wins cycling tournament's first stage

Update: November, 17/2015 - 18:00
Nguyen Truong Tai won the first stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tournament this morning. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — Nguyen Truong Tai won the first stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tournament this morning (November 17).

VUS HCM City's Tai clocked a top speed of 42.957km per hour during the 117km stage from HCM City to Dong Xoai Town in Binh Phuoc Province, which he completed with a timing of 2:36.26.

Nguyen Tuan Hoai of Domesco Dong Thap 1 and Nguyen Hoang Sang of ADC-Vinh Long Television came second and third, respectively.

Today, the cyclists will compete in the second stage from Dong Xoai to Gia Nghia Town in Dak Nong Province.

Seventy-five cyclists from 15 strong teams nationwide are participating in the event, hosted by the Voice of HCM City radio.

The cyclists will compete across seven stages, going through the provinces of Binh Phuoc, Dak Lakm Khanh Hoa and Lam Dong.

The tournament aims to mark the 75th anniversary of the Nam Ky Uprising (November 23) and the 71th anniversary of the founding of the Viet Nam People's Army (December 22). — VNS

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