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Mai wins Tour of Zhoushan Island

Update: May, 24/2019 - 08:24

 

Vietnamese cyclist Nguyễn Thị Thu Mai (middle) celebrates winning the overall yellow jersey of the Tour of Zhoushan Island II which concluded in China yesterday. — Photo thethao.sggp.org.vn

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese cyclist Nguyễn Thị Thu Mai won the Tour of Zhoushan Island II, which concluded in China yesterday.

In the second stage held yesterday morning, Mai fought off challenges from strong riders from Italy and New Zealand to win in a time of 2:23.48. Second and third places went to Annamarie Lipp of New Zealand and Lisa Morzentti of Italy.

Earlier, in the first stage, Mai ranked 12th, while Sun Jiaiun of China won the stage.

On Tuesday, Nguyễn Thị Thật of Việt Nam won the Tour of Zhoushan Island I. She finished the 85.35km course first ahead of Arianna Fidanza and Lisa Morzenti, both of Italy.

The six-strong Vietnamese women’s cycling team made is up of Thật, Phan Thị Liễu, Nguyễn Thị Thi, Trần Tuyết Nương, Mai, and Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, and they won the title for the best team on Tuesday. — VNS

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