The “Ve Phuoc Long xay chien thang” (Return to Phuoc Long for victory” cycling race 2017 co-held by Binh Duong and Binh Phuoc Radio-Television Stations together with relevant units yesterday kicked off at Binh Duong’s Convention-Exhibition Center.
Cyclists conquering a sloping street
This year’s tournament starting from Cong Xanh three-way crossroads in Phu Giao district to Phuoc Long town in Binh Phuoc with a total length of 99km absorbed 132 cyclists from 14 teams nationwide.
In the group A for professional cyclists, first prize went to Thai Quoc Tuan of Dong Tam while Le Tan Lai of Lam Velo An Giang came first in the two events for cyclists aged between 16- 55 and 36-55.
The tournament aimed to celebrate the 42nd Liberation of Phuoc Long (January 6, 1975), a great significant event, opening the way for the victory of Ho Chi Minh campaign that liberated the south and unified the country.
Reported by Chi Thanh-Translated by K.T