Vietnamese Nguyen Thi That of the World Cycling Centre team. / Nation Photo by Wanchai Krasisornkajit
Vietnamese Nguyen Thi That of the World Cycling Centre team. / Nation Photo by Wanchai Krasisornkajit

Cycle of fortune favours foreign rider again

sports April 10, 2018 01:00

By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam
The Nation

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Vietnamese Nguyen Thi That of the World Cycling Centre team won the second stage of the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’ Cup Women’s Tour of Thailand after timing 2:46.05 hours in Khon Kaen on Monday.



The 25-year-old cyclist, who also won the first stages of this tournament in 2015 and 2017, stole the show on day two, which featured a distance of 117.45km from Kaen Nakhon Lake to Ban Fang district in Khon Kaen.

Nguyen also won the Best Asean Rider title while the Best Sprinter category went to Nina Kessler of the Netherlands.

In the overall event, 2016 Olympic team time trial gold medalist Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia held onto to her pink jersey after timing a total 4:08.18 hours.

Russia National Team were leading in the team overall, clocking a total 11:33.42 hours while Vietnam National Team held the top spot of the Best Asean Team with 11:36.08 hours.