|Lê Văn Duẩn celebrates winning the ninth stage of the VTV International Cycling Tournament, Tôn Hoa Sen Cup, yesterday. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Yesterday, Lê Văn Duẩn won the ninth stage of the VTV International Cycling Tournament, Tôn Hoa Sen Cup.
Duẩn, of the team VUS-HCM City, finished first in the 175km race from Quảng Ngãi to Quy Nhơn City. He completed the course in 4:31.28 with an average speed of 38.679kmh.
Nguyễn Thành Tâm and Huỳnh Thanh Tùng of the Military Zone 7 team were the runners-up. Tùng also won the white jersey, given to the best young cyclist.
Duẩn also won the green jersey as the best sprinter with 177 points, followed by Lê Nguyệt Minh, also of VUS-HCM City, with 134 points.
Changpad Kritsada of Thailand retained the yellow jersey for the best overall time of 26:04.36 after nine stages, followed by Jiung Jang of the Korail Cycle Team and Ronald Lomomtos of the Philippines NSI.
In the team rankings, Philippines NSI took the lead with a time of 78:13.22. VUS-HCM City and Korail Cycle Team moved into second and third place, respectively.
Today, cyclists will compete in the 10th stage around the central square of Quy Nhơn City, a course of 10km. — VNS