Vietnam will send a team of 12 cyclists to participate in the Asian Cycling Championships in Thailand from February 17-20.

The team includes eight veteran and four young cyclists. The competition will provide the athletes with a chance to hone their skills in preparation for the 26th Southeast Asian Games.

They are trained by coach Tran Van Quyt at the HCM City-based National Sports Training Centre

Last year, youngster Nguyen Thi That won a silver medal at the Asian event./.