The Vietnam Television (VTV) National Cycling Tournament – Ton Hoa Sen Cup 2020 will take place from September 2-10 with the participation of 10 strong teams from across the country, with each comprising of eight athletes.
The annual tournament brings together 80 cyclists on 10 teams from across the country. (Image for illustration).
The information was announced by the organising committee during a press briefing in Ho Chi Minh City on July 15.
The tournament will feature nine stages stretching 1,156 kilometres, starting from Hanoi on September 2; running through cities and provinces including Hanoi, Ha Nam, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai; and concluding in Binh Dinh Province’s Quy Nhon City eight days later.
The annual event offers an opportunity for Vietnamese cyclists to gain experience and improve their professional level and technique in the context of many tournaments being postponed or cancelled due to the impact off the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under the theme "Proud of VTV’s 50 Years”, the VTV Cycling Cup 2020 especially aims to celebrate the 50th anniversary of VTV’s first broadcast (September 7, 1970-2020).
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