Avila nets Israel Cycling Academy's first 2018 win at Tour de Taiwan

Edwin Avila (Israel Cycling Academy) wins stage 3 at Tour de Taiwan

Edwin Avila collected Israel Cycling Academy 's first win of 2018 and his first win for the team Tuesday at the Tour de Taiwan, taking out the stage 3 sprint in Shingan ahead of Yukiya Arashiro (Japan) and Jonny Clarke (UnitedHealthcare). Avila is now fourth overall in the five-stage UCI 2.1 race behind Clarke, Arashiro and Jimmy Janssens (Cibel Cebon). Avila, a former track world champion and the 2016 Colombian road race champion , joined the Israeli team this year after two seasons on the Continental level with Team Illuminate. He won two stages and the points jersey in Taiwan last year with the American team. "This win is really important to me because it makes me really happy because I did this with my new team," Avila said. "They had confidence in me and I responded well. It also gives me more confidence in the team and it gives ...

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