Last update: 16:58 | 18/04/2018
VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Huynh Dang Khoa of An Giang Plant Protection was injured in the 18th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Tuesday.
Nguyen Huynh Dang Khoa of An Giang Plant Protection was injured in the 18th stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Tournament on Tuesday. — Photo plo.vn
Khoa was injured when he pedalled at high speed on Vinh Hy Mountain Pass in Ninh Thuan Province. A number of cyclists were involved in collisions.
According to Le Thanh Liem of An Giang team, Khoa sustained multiple injuries to his neck, chest, shoulder and arms and was unable to compete in following stages.
Khoa now ranks third in the race for the white jersey as the best young cyclist.
Meanwhile, Le Nguyet Minh triumphed in the 129km stage from Nha Trang City of Khanh Hoa Province to Phan Rang – Thap Cham City of Ninh Thuan Province, completing it in a time of 3:11.30 with an average speed of 40.418km/h.
Minh also held onto the green jersey as the best sprinter. While Nguyen Thanh Tam, runner-up in the 18th stage, won the yellow jersey for the best overall time.
The red jersey as the King of Mountain belonged to France’s Loic Desriac of Bike Life Dong Nai.
On April 18, cyclists from 13 domestic teams will take part in the 19th stage from Phan Rang to Da Lat, over a distance of 127km.