|Sarda Perez Javier of VUS-HCM City (third from left) celebrates winning the overall yellow jersey of the Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa cycling tournament, VOH Cup on Sunday. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM City — Sarda Perez Javier of VUS-HCM City won the overall yellow jersey at the Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa (NKKN) cycling tournament, VOH Cup on Sunday.
Javier took the title with the best overall time of 42:05.37 after 12 stages over nearly 2,000km.
Loic Desriac of Bike Life Đồng Nai and Ali Khademi of Lộc Trời Group were the runners-up.
The green jersey award as the best sprinter went to Mai Nguyễn Hưng of VUS-HCM City with 79 points. While Phan Hoàng Thái of Domesco Pharmacy Đồng Tháp won the red jersey as the King of Mountain.
The white jersey as the best young cyclist belonged to Nguyễn Quốc Bảo of Calytos Đồng Tháp.
In the men’s team category, Lộc Trời Group took the title.
Yesterday also saw Nguyễn Tấn Hoài of Domesco Pharmacy Đồng Tháp winning the last 158km stage from Bảo Lộc City to HCM City City in a time of 4:01.02.
Cyclists competed through Việt Nam, Laos and Cambodia in this tournament, marking first time in Vietnamese cycling a race has been held in multiple countries.
The race been part of the national competition system since 2009. — VNS