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Mekong Delta cycling tournament to kick off

Update: August, 05/2016 - 10:57
Pedal for glory: The Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament is scheduled to kick off on August 13. — Photo tinthethao365.com.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament is scheduled to kick off on August 13 in Phú Quốc District in the southern province of Kiên Giang.

The event will attract the participation of 15 teams across the country such as HCM City, Hà Nội, the Military, Cần Thơ, and Bến Tre.

Riders will compete in a 1,043km nine-stage race through 13 cities and provinces including An Giang, Kiên Giang and Cà Mau.

The team and individual event winners of the tournament will receive a total of VNĐ320 million (US$14,500) in prizes.

Nguyễn Thành Tâm, who triumphed at the recent HCM City Television Cycling Cup, is a candidate for the title of the Mekong Delta event. — VNS

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