|Huỳnh Thanh Tùng spends 1hr 9.25min to win the fourth stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on April 12. — Photo plo.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — It took Huỳnh Thanh Tùng 1hr 9.25min to win the fourth stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday.
Tùng of Military Zone 7 won the 45km race, which went around Gia Nghĩa Town of Đắk Nông Province, and received 15 bonus points.
It helped him bag the green jersey for the best cyclist, beating veteran rival Trương Nguyễn Thanh Nhân of VUS-HCM City. Tùng currently has 23 points, setting a six-point gap with Nguyễn Dương Hồ Vũ of HCM City’s youth squad, who is in second place. Nhân dropped to No 3 with 16 points.
Vũ, however, maintains his position as the tour leader with his best overall time of 7:06.38.
Giang Thanh Tuấn of Army is second, followed by Nguyễn Hoàng Thái of Calysto Đồng Tháp.
Vũ is also leading the white jersey race for best young rider.
BTV Đại Nam Bình Dương still sit at the top of the team ranking. They are followed by Military Zone 7 and Domesco Đồng Tháp.
The fifth stage today will see cyclists tour from Đắk Nông to Buôn Mê Thuột City of Đắk Lắk Province across 125km. — VNS