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Tâm wins stages and yellow jersey in HCM City cycling event

Nguyen Thanh Tam (middle) celebrates winning the 20th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — Nguyen Thanh Tam of Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang won the 20th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament yesterday.

Tam finished first in the 51km race around Xuan Huong Lake in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.

It is the sixth time Tam has won stages of the annual event which has the total bonusses of VND2.2 billion (US$99,000).

Tam also held onto the yellow jersey for the best overall time after 20 stages.

Le Nguyet Minh, who was the runner-up of this stage, won the green jersey for the best sprinter with 225 points.

The white jersey for the best young cyclist was held by Ngo Van Phuong of An Giang Plant Protection, while Loic Desriac of Bike Life Dong Nai won the red jersey for the King of the Mountain.

The cyclists will continue competing today in the 110km stage from Da Lat to Bao Loc City. — VNS

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