Cyclists taking part in the first stage. (Photo: VNA)

This year’s tournament covers six stages of over 600km, starting from Binh Duong province. Cyclists are divided into amateur and professional categories for the two age groups of 16-40 and 41-55.

After the opening ceremony, cyclists entered the first leg from Thu Dau Mot city (Binh Duong) to Phuoc Long town (Binh Phuoc) with a distance of 120km.

As planned, the tournament will end on November 11.

Translated by Trung Thanh