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Cyclist Thật places second in Tour of Thailand

Update: April, 11/2017 - 05:00
Nguyễn Thị Thật (right) of Viet Nam finishes second at the 2017 Tour of Thailand on April 10. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thị Thật of Việt Nam missed the yellow jersey in the last few minutes of the Tour of Thailand cycling tournament on Sunday.

Thật was the leading athlete after winning the first two stages, but she finished third in the last stage of the event, which ran around Chiangmai for 85km, with a time of 2hr 51.49min. The stage winner was Thailand’s Somrat Phetradin, while Bjornsrud Miriam of Norway’s Hitec Products crew was second.

Somrat, thus, won the yellow jersey with a total time of 7:21.44, Thật (7:21.71) came second, and Miriam (7:21.84) was third.

However, the Vietnamese grabbed the green jersey for being the best cyclist.

Việt Nam finished fourth in the team ranking. Thailand came first, followed by Japan and Hitec Products. — VNS

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