|Mai Nguyễn Hưng celebrates after winning the second stage of the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament on August 14. — Photo tinthethao365.com.vn |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – Cyclist Mai Nguyễn Hưng won the second stage of the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament on August 14.
Hưng, from VUS-HCM City, clocked a top speed of 41.818km per hour during the 150km stage from Hà Tiên Town to Long Xuyên City. He completed the event in 3:53.13.
Hà Thanh Tâm of An Giang Plant Protection and Trịnh Đức Tâm finished second and third, respectively.
Although Tâm finished second in this stage, he held onto the yellow jersey (best overall time) with a total time of 5:47.54.
Lê Văn Duẩn won the green jersey for scoring the maximum of 34 points after two stages, followed by Tâm with 28 points and Hưng with 27 points.
VUS-HCM City led the team race with a combined time of 17:24.15. An Giang’s Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời and Military Zone 7 were the runners-up.
Fifteen teams from across the country participated, competing in a 1,043km nine-stage race through 13 cities and provinces.
The team and individual event winners of the tournament will receive a total of VNĐ320 million (US$14,500) in prizes. — VNS