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Duan triumphs in cycling event

Update: August, 20/2014 - 09:35
Cyclist Le Van Duan of HCM City — Photo tuoitre.vn

HA NOI ­(VNS) — Veteran cyclist Le Van Duan of HCM City took three awards in the sixth stage of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Cycling Tour yesterday.

Duan met no rivals in the finish line to win the 118km stage from Ca Mau City to Soc Trang City in a time of 2:31.20 at an average speed of 46.784km/h.

Duan's teammates Le Nguyet Minh and Truong Nguyen Thanh Nhan were the runners-up.

Duan kept the yellow jersey award with the best overall time of 16:15.13 after six stages and wore the green jersey for best sprinter with 133 points.

Ha Thanh Tam of An Giang Plant Protection wore the white jersey as the best young cyclist.

The team ranking was unchanged. Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap took the lead with a time of 48:47.57, followed by ADC-Vinh Long Television and Hat Ngoc Troi Rice.

Cyclists are set to compete in the seventh stage from Soc Trang to Can Tho City this morning and the next stage around Can Tho City in the afternoon. — VNS

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