Nam wins stage, secures yellow jersey
HAØ NOIÄ Nguyenã Nhatä 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.
Nam of Domesco Ñonà g Thapù made an outstanding solo in the last 40km of the 101km stage from Bená Tre Province to Kiená Töônø g 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.
Nams remarkable performance not only brought him the stage win but also pushed him to top of the overall ranking.
He replaced Quacù h Tiená Dunõ g of the Military Zone 7 who held the yellow jersey from the fourth stage. Duõng dropped to No 2, followed by Nguyenã Phamï Quocá Khang of Bike Life Ñonà g Nai.