|Nguyễn Minh Việt after crossing the finish line of the second stage of the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament, the Hạt Ngọc Trời Rice Cup on Monday. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Minh Việt won the second stage of the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament, the Hạt Ngọc Trời Rice Cup, on Monday.
Việt of BTV Đại Nam Bình Dương was first to cross the finish line of the 132km route from Long Xuyên City in An Giang Province to Hà Tiên Town of Kiên Giang Province with a time of 3hr 11.50min.
Lê Văn Duẩn of VUS-HCM City came second, followed by his teammate Nguyễn Anh Khoa.
After two stages, Lê Ngọc Sơn of Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang keeps the yellow jersey with the best time of 9:35.08. He also steals the green jersey for best sprinter with 46 points.
In the team rankings, Calytos Đồng Tháp take top position, clocking 28:48.40.
Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang and An Giang Plant Protection are second and third, respectively.
The third stage today is 155kms from Hà Tiên to Vị Thanh City of Hậu Giang Province. — VNS