Last update: 17:03 | 18/05/2018
Nguyen Nhat Nam finished first at the eighth stage of the Return to the Countryside cycling tournament to take the yellow jersey off the leading athlete yesterday.
Nguyen Nhat Nam cross the finish line of the eighth stage of the Return to the Countryside cycling tournament. — Photo sggp.org.vn
Nam of Domesco Dong Thap made an outstanding solo in the last 40km of the 101km stage from Ben Tre Province to Kien Tuong Town in Long An Province with a time of 2hr 25.22min.
Rex Luis Krog of the Philippines’ Go for Gold came second and his teammate Ismael Grospe Jr was third.
Nam’s remarkable performance not only brought him the stage win but also pushed him to top of the overall ranking.
He replaced Quach Tien Dung of the Military Zone 7 who held the yellow jersey from the fourth stage. Dung dropped to No 2, followed by Nguyen Pham Quoc Khang of Bike Life Dong Nai.
In the team ranking, leading Gao Hat Ngoc Troi An Giang have created a gap of 1.19min to the nearest team of Bike Life Dong Nai. At the third position is Go for Gold.
The next stage is 100km from Moc Hoa District of Long An Province to Hong Ngu District of Dong Thap Province. — VNS