|Le Van Duan ( centre) wins second stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tournament. - VNS Photo
HO CHI MINH CITY (VNS) — Veteran Le Van Duan of VUS-HCM City won the second stage of the Nam Ky Khoi Nghia cycling tournament yesterday, while Nguyen Truong Tai emerged as the yellow jersey winner.
Duan bested Nguyen Vu Linh of Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap 1 to take the lead at the 117km stage from Dong Xoai to Gia Nghia Town of Dak Nong Province.
Duan's teammate, Tai finished third. However, he held onto the yellow jersey (best overall time) with a total time of 5:53.22, followed by Le Nguyet Minh and Tran Nguyen Minh Tri of Dong Thap 1.
The Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap 2 team topped in the team's ranking with a combined time of 17:40.48. Mathnasium HCM City and ADC-Vinh Long Television were the runners-up.
Today, cyclists will compete in the 124km-third stage from Gia Nghia Town to Buon Ma Thuot City. — VNS