|Victory: Bùi Văn Sành celebrates winning the fifth stage of the Return to the Countryside cycling tournament on Sunday.|
HÀ NỘI — Bùi Văn Sành won the fifth stage of the Return to the Countryside cycling tournament on Sunday.
Sành of Hiệp Nhất-Tịnh Biên Province won the 128km from Cao Lãnh City to Cần Thơ City with a time of 3:17.22 and average speed of 38.912 kmh.
Quàng Văn Cường of Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời-An Giang and Nguyễn Minh Luận of Premium Cycling Vĩnh Long were the runners-up.
Cường won the yellow jersey for the best overall time of 13.37.27 after five stages, followed him by Yoeun Phi Yuth of Cambodia and Luận.
Yuth retained his green jersey as the best sprinter with 71 points.
Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời-AnGiang took the lead in the team rankings with the best overall time of 40:53.20. Domesco Pharmacy Đồng Tháp and Premium Cycling Vĩnh Long finished second and third.
Today, cyclists will compete in the sixth stage from Cần Thơ to Sóc Trăng City over 82km. — VNS