|Trần Nguyễn Duy Nhân of the Military Zone 7 crosses the finish line in the 14th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday. — Photo of the organisers|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Trần Nguyễn Duy Nhân of Military Zone 7 pulled off a shock to win the 14th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday.
Nhân was not fancied to triumph, with green jersey holder Lê Nguyệt Minh of Minh Giang HCM City and three-stage winner Nguyễn Thành Tâm of Hạt Ngọc Trời An Giang the favourites.
However, Nhân sprinted from behind to leave the other cyclists behind to win the 94km track from Quy Nhơn to Tuy Hòa City in Phú Yên Province in a time of two hours, 30 minutes and 10 seconds.
It was his first win in the tournament, with Tâm coming second and Minh third.
In the overall rankings, Huỳnh Thanh Tùng of Milittary Zone 7 leads with a total time of 35:49.51. Meanwhile VUS-HCM City leads the team ranking.
In the 15th stage around Tuy Hòa City, cyclists will race 40km. The stage will be aired live on HTV9, and HTV thể thao from 8am. — VNS