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Sơn wins fourth stage of cycling race

Update: November, 21/2017 - 09:00
The Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa Cycling Tournament’s organisers give awards to the winners of stage four. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Hà Văn Sơn took the lead in the final metres to win the fourth stage of the Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa Cycling Tournament yesterday.

Sơn of BTV Đại Nam Bình Dương won the 195km stage from Buôn Ma Thuột to Nha Trang City in a time of 5:24.48.

Nguyễn Trúc Xinh of Bến Tre and Sơn’s teammate, Nguyễn Minh Việt came second and third.

Although Trần Thanh Điền of VUS-HCM City didn’t finish in the top three, he retained the yellow jersey for best overall time of 14:46.44 after four stages. Trần Lê Minh Tuấn of Military Zone 7 and Nguyễn Nhật Nam of Domesco Phamarcy Đồng Tháp were the runners-up.

The green jersey for best sprinter went to Lê Nguyệt Minh of HCM City with 42 points. Việt and Điền are behind with 32 points and 29 points, respectively.

Meanwhile, Ngô Văn Phương of Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang holds the white jersey as best young cyclist with a total time of 14:49.41.

In the team rankings, Domesco Phamarcy Đồng Tháp lead with a time of 44:29.05, followed by VUS-HCM City and the Military Zone 7.

Today, cyclists will compete in the fifth stage from Nha Trang to Đà Lạt City lasting 98km. — VNS

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