Canadian wins Viet Nam's first terrain cycling tournament

Canadian Cory Wallace won a gold medal at the first international terrain cycling tournament on Sunday.

Titled Viet Nam Victory Challenge, he completed the men's professional category in a time of 6.06hr over 150km.

German Bastian Dohling and Vietnamese Phung Van Loc came second and third.

American Sarah Kaufmann triumphed in the women's side, clocking 8:03hr.

Dang Thi Ngoc and Tran Thi Kim Anh of Viet Nam took a silver and a bronze.

More than 100 athletes took part in the tournament organised in Da Lat in Lam Dong Province from March 20-22.

Both Vietnamese and foreign cyclists representing 40 teams competed in men's and women's individual categories for amateurs and professionals.


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