|The An Giang Television Cycling tournament will be organised in July. — Photo atv.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — An Giang Television-Number 1 Cup, an international women’s cycling tournament, will kick off on July 8.
More than 60 athletes from 11 teams, including three foreign crews, will participate in the event, which will be spread over six stages and 450km.
The first stage will cover 33km around Tây Ninh City, starting from the province’s gymnasium.
Việt Nam’s clubs have registered their best cyclists to compete at the annual event.
Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang are favourites to win the title, with the participation of SEA Games and national champion Nguyễn Thị Thật and runner-up Phan Thị Liễu.
The presence of athletes from Japan, South Korea and Kazakhstan is expected to make it a competitive tournament, according to the organisers. — VNS