Int’l cycling race closes in Lao Cai  (Source: vov.vn)
Lao Cai (VNA) – An international cycling race joined by Vietnamese and Chinese cyclists wrapped up in Lao Cai city, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on July 9 after the two days of competition.

As part of activities of the 2017 National Tourism Year, the event drew the participation of over 500 racers from 14 localities of China and 16 provinces and cities of Vietnam.

Participants competed in the 30km individual racing in Lao Cai city and Bat Xat district of Lao Cai province, and in the 60-km individual racing in Hekou district, Yunnan province of China.

The tournament contributed to tightening solidarity and friendship, and further strengthening economic, cultural and sport links between Vietnam and China, said Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Lao Cai province Nguyen Thanh Duong.

It also helped Lao Cai promote its images of natural landscape, people and tourism potential to locals and international friends, he added.-VNA