Nam wins stage, se­cures yel­low jer­sey

Viet Nam News - - SPORT -

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.

Nam’s 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.

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