|Loic Desriac of the team Bike Life VDC. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Loic Desriac of the team Bike Life VDC triumphed yesterday in the 10th stage of the VTV International Cycling Tournament, or Tôn Hoa Sen Cup.
Desriac won the short 10km stage around the central square of Quy Nhơn City, clocking a time of 10 minutes and 51 seconds.
Trịnh Đức Tâm of Hạt Ngọc Trời and Mai Nguyễn Hưng of VUS-HCM City finished second and third, respectively.
Desriac’s win allowed him to take the yellow jersey for the best overall time of 26:16.58 after 10 stages. He was followed by Jiung Jang of Korail Cycle Team and Changpad Kritsada of Thailand.
The Philippines NSI still lead the team ranking with the overall time of 78:51.26. VUS-HCM City and Bike Life VDC are the current runners-up.
This morning, cyclists competed in the 121km stage from Tuy Hòa to Nha Trang City. They will have to conquer Mũi Điện and Cả Mountain passes on the road to fight for the red jersey, whose winner is known as "King of the Mountain". — VNS