|Nguyễn Thành Tâm celebrates his stage win at the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Friday. — Photo vov.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thành Tâm won the second stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Friday.
Tâm of Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang made great sprints in the last few metres to win the 42.5km stage around Lạng Sơn City with a time of 1hr 6.48min.
He defeated brothers Lê Văn Duẩn and Lê Nguyệt Minh of VUS HCM City, who came second and third, respectively.
The win helped Tâm top the green jersey ranking with 15 points.
French cyclist Loic Desriac of Bike Like Đồng Nai remained the leading athlete after two stages, timing 1:14.06.
Sarda Pered Javier of Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang was second and Mai Nguyễn Hưng of VUS HCM City third.
In the team rankings, VUS HCM were on top, followed by Gạo Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang and Domesco Đồng Tháp.
The third stage today is from Lạng Sơn to Hà Nội for 160km. — VNS