|Pushing the pack: The National Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa Cycling Tournament will begin on November 19 in HCM City. — File Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The 19th Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa Cycling Tournament will kicked off Saturday (Nov 19), with riders from 15 teams participating
The five-stage tournament will span 752km from HCM City to neighbouring provinces and close on November 23.
The first stage is the 123km stretch from HCM City to Trà Vinh.
It is the last national tournament of the year, and it will feature many of the most renowned cyclists from HCM City, Đồng Tháp, An Giang and Hà Nội.
The racers will vie for a total bonus of VNĐ300 million (US$14,500) for winners of the yellow, green, white and team categories, next to other side awards.
Organisers will give presents to local teachers and students on the Teacher Day on November 20. — VNS