|Nguyễn Tấn Hoài (centre) on the podium for his men’s mass start gold. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Đồng Tháp did not come home empty-handed, winning two gold medals at the National Road Race Championship on November 3 in Hòa Bình Province.
Nguyễn Tấn Hoài finished first in the men’s 180km mass start with a time of 3hr 45.21min.
Lê Ngọc Sơn of An Giang came second in a photo finish. Nguyễn Trường Tài of VUS HCM City was third three minutes later.
Hoài’s outstanding sprint played a key role in Đồng Tháp’s win in the team event, with a timing of 11:27.01. Hà Nội and An Giang were second and third, respectively.
The last events of the tournament are for the women, who will vie for the individual and team 85km mass start around the districts of Kỳ Sơn, Phú Cường and Cao Phong. — VNS