Linh wins first stage of Dalat Victory Challenge

Viet Nam News

HÀ N?I — Ðinh Van Linh of Hòa Bình Club won the first stage of the men’s professional category of the Dalat Victory Challenge 2017 offroad cycling tournament on Friday.

Linh finished first in the 27km stage in L?c Duong District in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Ð?ng. Tr?n Thanh Phú and Phùng Van L?c of the Military team were the runners-up.

On the women’s side, Vu Th? Kim L?c took the lead, followed by Tr?n Th? Kim Anh and Lò Th? Chuyên.

On Saturday, cyclists will compete in the 40km second stage with high slopes requiring strong technique.

Jointly organised by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vi?t Nam Sports Bicycle and Motorbike Federation, and Vi?t Nam MTB Series, the event has attracted the participation of 130 athletes, including 18 foreigners from the US, Germany, Canada, Malaysia and Singapore.

The competition is divided into men and women categories.

Its final stage will take place at the Love Valley tourist site in Ðà L?t City on Sunday. — VNS

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