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Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa cycling tourney to start

Update: November, 11/2017 - 07:00
The Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa cycling tournament will start on November 17 in HCM City. – Photo thethaovanhoa.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NI – More than 10 teams will compete in The Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa cycling tournament, VOH Cup, which is scheduled to start on November 17 in HCM City.

Cyclists will compete in seven stages over a total length of nearly 1,000km, through the provinces of Bình Dương, Đồng Nai, Bình Phước, Đắk Nông, Đắk Lắk, Khánh Hòa, Lâm Đồng.

They will face many challenges on the road including conquering Khánh Lê, Giang Ly and Phượng Hoàng mountain passes.

The first stage is the 117km stretch from HCM City to Đồng Xoài Twon of Bình Phước Province.

The event, which has belonged to national competition system since 2009, has a total prize pot of VNĐ300 million (US$14,500).

The organising board will give awards for winners of the yellow, green, white and team categories, alongside other prizes.

It will run until November 23. – VNS

 

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