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Sơn wins yellow jersey in Mekong cycling event

Update: August, 19/2017 - 07:00
The Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament’s organising board gave awards to the winners. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Lê Ngọc Sơn won the overall yellow jersey for the best overall time at the Mekong Delta Cycling Tournament, the Hạt Ngọc Trời Rice Cup, which concluded in Vĩnh Long Province yesterday.

Sơn, of Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời-An Giang, triumphed with a time of 21:05.13 after seven stages. Phạm Quốc Cường of Calytos Đồng Tháp and Loic Desriac of Bike Life Đồng Nai were the runners-up.

Meanwhile, Lê Văn Duẩn of VUS-HCM City won the green jersey as the best sprinter with 125 points. Phan Tuấn Vũ of Cần Thơ won the white jersey as the best young cyclist.

Calytos Đồng Tháp won the team award with a time of 65:37.43. Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời-An Giang and Bike Life Đồng Nai finished second and third.

In the 93km seventh stage from Sóc Trăng to Vĩnh Long City yesterday morning, young cyclist Phạm Phát Đạt of HCM City took the lead with a time of 2:17.12.

While Australian Josh Berry of Premium Cycling Vĩnh Long won the last stage, 32km around Phạm Thái Bường road in Vĩnh Long City yesterday afternoon in 46 minutes 14 seconds. — VNS


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