26 Mar 2022 | 11:00
The first race from Binh Duong new city to Tay Ninh city with a length of 95 km was pushed to a very high speed by the racing team when the racers took turns to attack to separate the top. The efforts of the Tan Binh HCMC team were successful when 19-year-old driver Nguyen Thanh Nhat (Chau Nghia Phat – Tan Binh HCMC) excellently reached the finish line first and won the race with a record of 2h 16. ’41’ – average speed 41, 702 km/h.
The tournament opened on the morning of March 26 at the Binh Duong Convention and Exhibition Center (Binh Duong New City) with the participation of 215 riders from 17 movement bike clubs in the following provinces: HCMC , Bien Hoa (Dong Nai), Thuan An (Binh Duong), Vinh City, Can Tho City and Hanoi registered to compete at 2 ages from 16-40 and from 41-55. The riders will compete. through 4 stages to compete for the yellow shirt award at each stage and the final yellow shirt with the highest total score, along with the team championship for the team with the highest achievement after 4 stages with a total prize of nearly 200 million dong.
After the opening ceremony, the racers of the two age groups entered the first race to go to Tay Ninh city 95 km long, with the speed of the race team being pushed up very high when the racers took turns attacking to win the race. group split. Two riders Le Duy Thuc, Le Minh Duong (Tin Phat – Tan Binh HCMC), Le Van Dong (Chau Nghia Phat – Tan Binh HCMC) escaped from the crowd and dragged Ho Tran Truyen (Saigon Velo). ) and Tran Cong Thinh (Hoc Mon Youth) to form the leading group.
More riders Truong Nguyen Thanh Nhan (Hoc Mon Youth) along with 7 riders from Team Dai Phu – Thu Duc in the back were able to join the leading group and pull together to win prizes along the way (Sprint). ) at the welcome gate of Dau Tieng District when the race team traveled nearly 60 km. Racer Truong Nguyen Thanh Nhan withdrew victory against Huynh Duc Huy (Tin Phat – Tan Binh HCMC) and Nguyen Tan Bao (Team Dai Phu – Thu Duc) to win at Sprint 1.
The 1-minute gap between the first group and the rear group was shortened when the team passed Sprint 1, the Saigon Velo team took turns pulling the crowd and recapturing the first group and re-attacking. continued to take place. 19-year-old young driver Nguyen Thanh Nhat and 4 riders Truong Nguyen Thanh Nhan, Le Duy Thuc, Pham Van Quyet (Team Dai Phu – Thu Duc) and Thai Quoc Tuan (Saigon Velo) attacked and separated from the crowd to continue to form the leading group. At the prize along the way right in front of Duong Minh Chau District Center while still more than 20 km from the finish line, rider Le Tri Thuc pulled out victory over Truong Nguyen Thanh Nhan and Pham Van Quyet to win Sprint 2.
With the determination to win the stage, all 5 riders took turns pulling at a speed of over 40 km/h and brought each other to the finish line. When he was 1 km away from the finish line, young driver Nguyen Thanh Nhat escaped alone and reached the finish line first to win the yellow shirt of the stage at the age of 16-40 and get 30 bonus points. Second place Le Duy Thuc (28 points) and third place Pham Van Quyet (26 points). With two riders Pham Cong Tru and Huynh Duc Huy finishing 5th and 7th, the Tin Phat – Tan Binh HCMC team took the lead at the age of 16-40, followed by Saigon Velo and Team. Dai Phu – Thu Duc.
At the age of 41 – 55, the Saigon Velo team won a convincing victory when veteran driver Nguyen Nam Pole and teammate Nguyen Thanh Nam ranked first and second, and third place was rider Hoang Thai Son (Arita TP. .Vinh). With driver Dang Trung Dung finishing 4th, Saigon Velo team took the lead in the team tournament after the first race.
The next yellow shirt title will be held on the morning of June 25 with the route for stage 2 from Binh Duong new city to Long An city with a length of 100 km. The final yellow shirt title will be awarded to the driver with the highest total points, and the team championship will be won for the team with the highest ranking through 4 stages of competition.
August 27: Stage 3: Binh Duong – Binh Phuoc is 90 km long.
November 19: Stage 4: Around the new city of Binh Duong 66 km long.