Former Tour de France champion to race in Vietnam

  • Photo: Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Phan Ngoc Tho hands over a gift to Cadel Evans. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
    Photo: Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Phan Ngoc Tho hands over a gift to Cadel Evans. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
  • Photo: The donors for the event. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
    Photo: The donors for the event. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
  • Photo: Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Phan Ngoc Tho (2nd R) with members of the organising board and racer Cadel Evans. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
    Photo: Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Phan Ngoc Tho (2nd R) with members of the organising board and racer Cadel Evans. VNA Photo: Tường Vy
Cadel Evans, winner of the 2011 Tour de France and the 2009 Road Cycling World Championship, will compete in the Coupe De Hue Gran Fondo Ride 2019 in central Thua Thien-Hue province on September 21 and 22. Australia’s Evans will race with nearly 1,000 other cyclists, including 125 foreign racers from 24 countries such as Javier Sardá of Spain and Chris Butler of the US. The event is being held for the second time this year. Constructed to be Vietnam’s toughest road race event, the race boasts more than 3,100m of climbs throughout the two-day weekend. VNA Photo: Tường Vy

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