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Dung takes fifth stage of Women's Open Cycling Tournament

Update: July, 12/2012 - 09:59

Nguyen Thuy Dung of the Binh Duong Environment, Water and Drainage team claimed the fifth stage of the National Women's Open Cycling Tournament-An Giang Television Cup yesterday.

Over the 90km stage from Vinh Long City to Vi Thanh City, the South Korean team seemed to be controlling the race, but Dung sprinted to cross the finish line first in a time of 2:38.48 with an average speed of 34kmh.

South Korea's Na Heegyeong and Rhee Chaekyun came in second and third, respectively.

Her win means that Dung retains the yellow jersey with an overall time of 11:30.28. Nguyen Thi That of Vinh Binh Rice Mill and Nguyen Thi Thanh of Dong Thap Domesco Pharmacy are in second and third with times of 11:30.32 and 11:30.47.

In the team rankings, Dong Thap are still in the lead with a combined time of 34:33.05, followed by Binh Duong Environment, Water and Drainage and South Korea.

Cyclists will take part in the 75km sixth and final stage from Vi Thanh City to Long Xuyen City today.-VNS

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