04/11/2012 15:13
National cycling race to kick off this week
The HCM City Television Cycling Tournament, HTV Cup, will start on April 14.

The 15-stage race covering 1,786km will start with a circling of the Quang Tri's Old Citadel. The next stages will go through the Central Highlands and southeastern provinces before finishing at the Thong Nhat (Reunification) Palace in HCM City.

Eleven teams will compete in the tournament, including strong contenders like Sai Gon Plant Protection, ADC Vinh Long Television, Domesco Dong Thap, An Giang Plant Protection, Military Zone 7 and Binh Duong.

There are four jerseys on offer. The yellow jersey holder will receive prize money of VND60 million (US$2,800), the green jersey winner for the points competition will pocket VND20 million, the polka dot for the King of the Mountains, VND30 million, and the white jersey for best-placed young rider, VND10 million.

Source: VNS


More articles
Hanoi tops national rowing tourney
Paris Orchestra children’s choir to entertain Hanoi
Teambuilding tourism to discover Ha Long
Discovering archaeology in Ninh Binh
Tien Minh ranks second at Australian Badminton Open
Largest statue of Buddha erected in Vinh Phuc
Thua Thien Hue: Inaugurating to restore Truc Lam-Tay Thien Zen Monastery
Artistic show in support of disabled to be held
Tien Minh enters Open Australia 2012
HCMC launches weekly street concerts for free
Exhibition “women and flowers” opens
Vietnam’s U19 joins into int’l football tourney in Palestine
National chess team heads to Asian tournament
Vietnam Judo attends Asian Championship 2012
Vietnam tennis recruits a foreign coach