British cyclist wins second stage of Tour de Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/27
By: Lee Chin-wei and Ko Lin

Taipei, March 27 (CNA) James Gullen from team JLT Condor of Great Britain

(Photo courtesy of Tour de Taiwan)

celebrated his win in stage two of the Tour de Taiwan in New Taipei City on Monday ahead of teammate Edmund Bradbury.

Gullen won in 2 hours 41 minutes and 50 seconds. The victory also puts him on top of the overall individual ranking of 4 hours 20 minutes and 45 seconds.

The 114.67-kilometer race started at the Fisherman’s Wharf in New Taipei’s Tamsui District, and passed through Taiwan’s east coast at Sanzhi, Shimen, Jinshan, Yeliu, and Wanli towns before finishing at the tourist center of Baisha Bay.

Gullen’s sprint to the finish line also won him a “yellow jersey,” which is worn by the overall time leader and is the most prized jersey.    [FULL  STORY]

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