HÀ NỘI Jordan Parra won the second stage of the International Cycling Tournament, the VTV-Tôn Hoa Sen Cup, yesterday.
The Colombian cyclist of Bike Life Đồng finished first in the 144km stage from Hà Nội to Quảng Ninh in a time of 3hr 10.40min. He was followed by IM Jaeyeon of Korail Cycling Team of South Korea and Lê Văn Duẩn of VUS-HCM City.
After two stages, Jaeyeon has the yellow jersey for the leader with a total time of 4:14.41. He also holds the green jersey for the best sprinter with 51 points.
In the team rankings, VUS-HCM City lead. Lộc Trời Group are second and Bike Life Đồng Nai are third.
The third stage today is from Quảng Ninh to Ninh Bình Province on 175km.
The VTV Cup event features 12 local and international teams. They will race 1,045km through eight stages, with a total purse of VNĐ973 million (US$42,000) available. VNS