|Japanese Karami Miyoko celebrates winning the second stage of the Bình Dương International Women’s Cycling Tournament on March 9. — Photo plo.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Karami Miyoko was first to reach the finish line at the second stage of the Bình Dương International Women’s Cycling Tournament yesterday.
The Japanese created a big gap with all other riders and won her first stage which ran from Đồng Nai Province to Bảo Lộc City of Lâm Đồng Province on 97km after 2hr 46.47min. Supuksorn Nuntana of Thailand came second in this stage and Đinh Thị Quỳnh Như of Việt Nam’s Biwase crew was third.
Miyoko also stole the yellow jersey with an overall time of 4:27.26 and the red jersey for the Queen of Mountain.
Nuntana and Như continued as the nearest runners-up.
In the team ranking, Miyoko’s outstanding performance played a key role helping her Japan team to top the table. Thailand and Biwase are second and third, respectively.
The third stage today is from Bảo Lộc to Đà Lạt City on 115km. Riders will have to conquer the second pass of Prenn which is 10km long. — VNS