National Women’s Cycling Open to start

Last update: 15:23 | 12/07/2018

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Women’s Cycling Open for the An Giang Television Cup is scheduled to start on July 13 in Nha Trang City of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.


The National Women’s Cycling Open is scheduled to start on July 13. — Photo

The event will attract the participation of 74 cyclists from 11 domestic and two foreign teams, Kazakhstan and Thailand.

According to organisers, this year domestic teams are allowed to have more foreign members. Therefore, one cyclist from Indonesia and another from Singapore are registered to compete for Brick and Fertiliser Binh Duong and Biwase Binh Duong teams, respectively.

Deputy Director of An Giang province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Pham The Trieu said the organising board has worked to draw more foreign teams, providing the best conditions for Vietnamese female cyclists to improve their skills in order to gain better results in the international arena.

The tournament includes six stages across 11 localities of Vietnam, with a total length of 622km. It will conclude in Long Xuyen City of An Giang on July 18.

The event has a total prize of VND300 million (US$13,000)

Source: VNS

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