That, Tam win national cycling titles

Nguyen Thi That and Trinh Duc Tam won the National Road Race Cycling Championship’s individual time trial events on Tuesday in Hoa Binh Province.

That, Tam win national cycling titles
Nguyen Thi That on top podium after the women's time trial event at the National Road Race Cycling Championship yesterday in Hoa Binh Province. Photo

That who also competes for the Belgian Lotto Saudal Club returned home to cycle for An Giang. The Asian champion won the women’s 30km event with ease. She was followed by teammate Nguyen Thi Thu Mai and Tran Thi Tuyet Nuong from Binh Duong.

It is That’s second gold in two days. On Monday, she won the women’s 33km point trial.

On the men’s side, Tam of Hanoi took his crown back in the 40km race after losing it last year to Nguyen Tan Hoai of Dong Thap. Hoai came second while Mai Nguyen Hung from HCM City crossed the line in third place.


The tournament will continue today with the men’s 80km and women’s 50km team time trial events.

The national championship sees 97 athletes competing for 18 sets of medals for men and women until October 6.


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